Cerro Coso Community College

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Coordinates: 35°24′35.03″N 118°58′24.04″W / 35.4097306°N 118.9733444°W / 35.4097306; -118.9733444

Cerro Coso Community College
Cerro Coso Community College-iwv.jpg
Established 1973
Type Public Junior College
President Jill Board
Admin. staff 200+ [1]
Students 4,620[2]
Location Ridgecrest, California, USA
Campus District, 18,000 square miles (47,000 km2)
Affiliations Kern Community College District
Website http://www.cerrocoso.edu/

Cerro Coso Community College was established in 1973 and is located in the Eastern Sierra region of Southern California, as a separate college within the Kern Community College District.[3] The College offers traditional and online courses and two-year degrees. The college serves an area of approximately 18,000-square-miles.[4] Cerro Coso has five instructional sites (Eastern Sierra Center Bishop & Mammoth, Indian Wells Valley, Kern River Valley, and South Kern)

Campuses[edit]

Indian Wells Valley Campus[edit]

For more, see Indian Wells Valley.
  • Indian Wells Valley: 3000 College Heights Blvd. Ridgecrest, CA 93555

The 420-acre (1.7 km2) Indian Wells Valley Campus (IWV) is located in the upper Mojave Desert near Ridgecrest, California, 160 miles (260 km) northeast of Los Angeles.[5] The IWV Campus is the largest of the Cerro Coso campuses. It serves a population of about 28,000.[6] The College serves the communities of Ridgecrest, China Lake, Inyokern, and Trona. This center provides educational services to military and civilian personnel on the base.

Clubs[edit]

The Indian Wells Valley Campus currently has the following club(s) [7]

Kern River Valley Campus[edit]

Kern River Valley: 5520 Lake Isabella Blvd. Lake Isabella, CA 93240

The 150-acre (61 ha) Kern River Valley Campus is located in Lake Isabella, California. The Campus serves the communities of Lake Isabella, Kernville, Wofford Heights, and Weldon.[8] It serves a population of about 5,000.

East Kern Campus[edit]

East Kern: 140 Methusa Ave. Bldg. 2453 - Edwards AFB, CA 93524

The 50-acre (20 ha) East Kern Campus is located at Edwards Air Force Base. The Campus serves a population of about 1,000. The College serves the communities of Edwards Air Force Base, Mojave, Boron, and California City as well as a number of other locations in San Bernardino and Kern counties.[9]

Eastern Sierra Campus[edit]

  • Bishop: 4090 W Line St. Bishop, CA 93514
  • Mammoth: 101 College Parkway Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

The Eastern Sierra Campus serves Bishop, Mammoth Lakes, Big Pine, Lone Pine, Independence, Death Valley.[10] The Campus is one of the newest college centers, is a full service campus offering the opportunity to advance education by taking classes for transfer, fulfillment of career, technical education or simply for personal fulfillment.

ESCC- Mammoth Campus offers on-campus housing at South Gateway Student Apartments, owned and operated by Mammoth Lakes Foundation [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cerrocoso.edu/documents/CCCCEducMasterPlan2007-2012.pdf Educational Master Plan Retrieved 2010-02-01
  2. ^ http://datamart.cccco.edu/Students/Enrollment_Status.aspx
  3. ^ "Cerro Coso Community College - Main website". Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  4. ^ http://www.cerrocoso.edu/documents/CCCCEducMasterPlan2007-2012.pdf Educational Master Plan Retrieved 2010-02-01
  5. ^ "Indian Wells Valley Campus". Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  6. ^ http://www.cerrocoso.edu/documents/CCCCEducMasterPlan2007-2012.pdf Educational Master Plan Retrieved 2010-02-01
  7. ^ "SGCC Clubs". Indian Wells Valley. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  8. ^ "Kern River Valley Campus". Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  9. ^ "South Kern Campus". Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  10. ^ "Eastern Sierra College Center". Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  11. ^ "South Gateway Student Apartments". Retrieved 2013-06-17. 

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