CET Watsonville

Overview of CET Watsonville

CET is found in Watsonville, CA. Watsonville is a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at CET.

Areas of Study

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

CET Selectivity

CET accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 188 in 2007-2008 at the school. 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

10 Blanca Lane
Watsonville , CA 95076
General Phone: (408) 287-7924

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CET Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades135property management, construction trades
Medical Administration22medical office assistant
Production Trades10welding

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years962
Award of less than 1 academic year712

CET Student Body

In 2007-2008, CET had a total enrollment of 188 students (264 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 4%
Black 1%
Hispanic 94%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 11%
20-21 4%
22-24 5%
25-29 4%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 26%
50-64 31%
65+ 3%

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 73%

CET Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Watsonville, 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 2332819)

CET Degree Programs (2007)

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

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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CET Highlights

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What Sets CET Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in construction trades
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%CET Minority % of student body
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%CET % of degrees in medical administration
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%CET Male % of student body

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