CET Gilroy

Overview of CET Gilroy

The campus of CET is in Gilroy, CA, which is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at CET include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in construction trades, transportation.

CET Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes CET an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 153 students enrolled (227 full-time equivalent). CET has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at CET are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of CET, an economic and community development corporation, is to promote human development and education by providing people with marketable skills training and supportive services that contribute to economic self-sufficiency."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting CET

7800 Arroyo Cir
Gilroy , CA 95020
General Phone: (408) 287-7924

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CET Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation71truck and bus driver
Construction Trades32property management
Medical Administration27medical secretary
Business and Management19accounting

Number of programs and degrees for CET in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years512
Award of less than 1 academic year982

CET Student Body

In 2007-2008, CET had a total enrollment of 153 students (227 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 5%
Black 3%
Hispanic 91%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 7%
20-21 10%
22-24 12%
25-29 14%
30-34 10%
35-39 13%
40-49 20%
50-64 14%
65+ 1%

CET Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 88%

CET Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Gilroy, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

CET Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
CET participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2332808)

CET Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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CET Highlights

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What Sets CET Apart:

% of degrees in construction trades
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% students 40 years or older
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%CET Male % of student body
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%CET Minority % of student body
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%CET % of degrees in transportation

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