Grossmont College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in El Cajon, CA

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How much is the Grossmont tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Grossmont's tuition & fees is $1,332 for California residents and $10,628 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $23,257 for California residents and $32,553 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Grossmont Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,332
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,628
Books & Supplies Costs$2,625
Off-campus Room & Board$14,800
Off-campus Expenses$4,500
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,332
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,377

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Grossmont' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Grossmont College$1,332$10,628
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Grossmont and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Grossmont CollegeEl Cajon, CA$1,332$10,628
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144

Financial Aid and COA

At Grossmont College, 7,130 students (55%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,873.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Grossmont is $28,680 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 717 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,465 and the average amount of student loans is $5,444.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,257$32,553
Tuition & Fees$1,332$10,628
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$21,925$21,925
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,384$28,680
Average Financial Aid$3,873$3,873
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,13055%$3,873
Pell Grants3,17824%$3,969
Federal Student Loan851%$5,884
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid71765%-
Grants or Scholarships70964%$5,465
Federal Grants47143%$5,710
Pell Grants43139%$4,878
Other Federal Grants45742%$1,285
State/Local Grants69563%$1,705
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid1-$5,444
Federal Student Loans1-$5,444
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level425425$7,123
110,001 or more44$4,411

Student Population

Grossmont College has a total of 12,862 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 5,171 male students and 7,852 female students attending Grossmont. The school offers online degree programs and 5,068 students enrolled online exclusively (39.40% of all students).
Undergraduate13,023 5,1717,852

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered141 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population12,862
Graduation Rate28%
Transfer-out Rate10%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time), 47% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties263 (Full-time), 411 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs558 (Full-time), 422 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$71,092
Average Staff Salary$66,731