El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
Tel: (310)532-3670
24,207 students
Public institution
The Mission of El Camino College is to meet the educational needs of our diverse community and ensure student success by offering quality, comprehensive educational opportunities.
School Highlights
El Camino Community College District serves 24,207 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
El Camino Community College District is one of 56 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Torrance (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 528 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
College El Camino Community College District (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 528 staff 70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 24,207 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 24,207 students 2,397 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 46:1 44:1
# Full-Time Students 8,298 students 1,260 students
# Part-Time Students 15,909 students 5,258 students
% Asian
17%
13%
% Hispanic
42%
37%
% Black
11%
7%
% White
18%
32%
% Two or more races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
8%
% Non Resident races
5%
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Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.75 0.73

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,142 is less than the state average of $1,324. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,204 is less than the state average of $6,758. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,142 $1,324
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,204 $6,758
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 63% 81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of over 850 highly regarded academic and career programs taught by exceptional faculty. Today, El Camino College students enjoy a broad curriculum featuring nearly 2,500 different classes offered in some 850 different programs. With more courses available during a variety of class times, including online and telecourses, students have wide flexibility in individual scheduling. The college confers the associate degree each spring on some 1,400 students who have completed their 60 semester units and who have satisfied their major field of study obligations. Many students each year also qualify for certificates of completion, signifying course requirements have been met in major skill areas. Located centrally in the South Bay, the El Camino College District encompasses five unified and high school districts, twelve elementary school districts and nine cities, a population of almost one million. The El Camino Community College District includes the cities of El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Lennox and Inglewood. El Camino College has been proud to serve our community's educational and cultural needs through outstanding course offerings, diverse entertainment venues, and exceptional athletic and fitness opportunities.

Nearby Schools

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    (310)965-5900
    3.20453
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    Los Angeles CA 90047
    (323)241-5225
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  • 7,611 students | 6.80 Mi1111 East Artesia Blvd.
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    (310)900-1600
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  • 10,145 students | 7.40 Mi1111 Figueroa Place
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    (310)233-4000
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  • Wyotech-Long Beach
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    (562)624-9530
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Did You Know?
For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,826 per year for in-state students and $6,443 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,655 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Keck Graduate Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.