CET Salinas

Overview of CET Salinas

CET is located in a medium-sized city, in Salinas, CA. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at CET top out at the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study construction trades, medical adminstration, office and administration.

CET Selectivity

CET maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 176 students (279 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at CET. Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at the school.

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

421 Monterey St
Salinas , CA 93901
General Phone: (408) 287-7924

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CET Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades56property management, construction trades
Office and Administration40office data entry
Medical Administration33medical secretary
Transportation21transportation and materials moving
Computer Science and Engineering3data processing tech, computer support

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year835
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years702

CET Student Body

In 2007-2008, CET had a total enrollment of 176 students (279 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Black 1%
Hispanic 97%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 14%
20-21 14%
22-24 9%
25-29 14%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 18%
50-64 10%

CET Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %

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 Salinas, 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 2332813)

CET Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Construction Trades, Other

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Transportation and Materials Moving, Other

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CET Highlights

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What Sets CET Apart:

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% of degrees in office and administration
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% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 7%CET % of degrees in medical administration
% students 40 years or older
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Top 8%CET % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%CET % of degrees in construction trades
Male % of student body
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 18%CET Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%CET Number of degree programs

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