First-Time College Student

Welcome to Cerro Coso Community! We are so happy you have chosen us to start your educational journey. Depending on what path you choose, to obtain a certificate or a degree to transfer to a university, Cerro Coso will be with you every step of the way! Check out these helpful links to get you started on the right path towards your future.

Quick and Easy Steps to get started:

It's easy to become a student at Cerro Coso Community College. Click on the Apply Now button and get started today.

Make sure to connect with a CC Counselor as soon as you have completed the application. Contact counseling to make an appointment and be supported at the beginning of your journey.

Check out all our available majors and certificates. We have so many to choose from.

At Cerro Coso we feel you belong here and want you to be supported throughout your time here. We offer support across our campuses.

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Want to visit any one of our beautiful campus locations? Campus Tours are available by appointment, email us at or give us a call at  (760)384-6353.

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