Cypress College Named One of the Best Community Colleges in California by, a resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included Cypress College to its list of the Best Community Colleges in California in 2022. The research identifies 50 top programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.

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Cypress College was awarded Best Geology Program on the final list. The ranking system judged each program on a scale from 0 to 100 across five categories. The scoring system compared each institution according to program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost, and student engagement. Researchers compared 215 programs from 216 universities and colleges across the United States.

Cypress College offers flexible distance learning that appeals to busy adults or hybrid models that include on-campus and online formats. Analysts at assessed programs in the Best Community Colleges in California that help students enhance and develop advanced skills for a variety of in-demand positions.

Studies show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, with degree-holders earning 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED. The percentage difference in earnings continues to grow with higher learning degrees such as masters, doctoral, or professional degrees, with the unemployment rate decreasing to as much as 1.1% for those with a doctorate. Click here to access the complete California Community College ranking list.