Cuesta College (CC), is an accredited two-year public community college founded in 1965 located in San Luis Obispo, California, which is in San Luis Obispo county. CC offers two-year associate of art and science degrees, certificates of achievement, and lower-level undergraduate classes which are transferable to other colleges and four-year universities. Its location is just 6 miles from the pacific ocean. A majority of the students transfer to nearby Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Cuesta has a broad array of Academic Programs available for students in San Luis Obispo County. They have a wide selection of Advanced Technology and Applied Science Programs such as Aviation, Computer Science, Fashion Design, Marine Science, and more. Furthermore, community education programs are available too. There are greater than 77 academic programs provided on a semester basis for students to gain an associates degree or 96 programs to acquire an academic certificate.
Cuesta College has approximately 13,504 students.
The expenses for attending Cuesta Community College are: In-state: $728, and Out-of-state: $5,208. Although, the tuition appears somewhat on the lower end of the totem pole, the city of San Luis Obispo and adjacent communities have a fairly high cost of rent and living. Therefore, students may apply for financial aid to pay for their studies. Another smart way to get access to money is to get a part-time job, summer seasonal job when school is on break such as a paid internship. College Works Painting California, a nationally recognized company, is one of those type of companies students can use to help spice up their resume or begin a rewarding and prosperous career in the industry for home improvement. Students will gain valuable experience in management, sales as well as developing their communicational and organizational skills.