Los Angeles City College

Tel: (323)953-4000
18,756 students
Public institution
Los Angeles City College (LACC) is an institution grounded in academic excellence.?It is that excellence that allows us to attract some of the best and brightest faculty and students in the state.?Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing you with an excellent educational experience in a student-centered learning environment. Our faculty and staff are eminently qualified in their disciplines, and will provide the necessary guidance for you to be successful. Set on an attractive 49 acres, Los Angeles City College was the original location for UCLA before it moved to Westwood, CA. The college facilities include more than a dozen multistory classroom buildings including a library, computer labs, fitness centers, theatre, and TV/film studios. Through a $147 million bond award, the college is further enhancing itself with a new and advanced technology learning facility, increased parking, and expanded athletic/fitness and child development centers. Our student body is one of the most diverse in the country. Students range in age from late teens to seniors and come from every ethnic group, culture and country in the world.
School Highlights
Los Angeles City College serves 18,756 students (27% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Los Angeles City College is one of 56 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is American Career College-Los Angeles (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 357 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
College Los Angeles City College 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 357 staff
62 staff
Los Angeles City College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 18,756 has grown by 6% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 18,756 students 1,371 students
Los Angeles City College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 5,072 students
779 students
Los Angeles City College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 13,684 students
1,083 students
Los Angeles City College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Los Angeles City College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
15%
5%
Los Angeles City College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
40%
20%
Los Angeles City College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
11%
15%
Los Angeles City College Black (2006-2014)
% White
22%
49%
Los Angeles City College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Los Angeles City College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
6%
Los Angeles City College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
5%
1%
Los Angeles City College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Los Angeles City College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.76 0.70
Los Angeles City College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,220 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,810 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,220 $5,664
Los Angeles City College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,810 $10,360
Los Angeles City College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72%
90%
Los Angeles City College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Set on an attractive 49 acres, Los Angeles City College was the original location for UCLA before it moved to Westwood, CA. The college facilities include more than a dozen multistory classroom buildings including a library, computer labs, fitness centers, theatre, and TV/film studios. Through a $147 million bond award, the college is further enhancing itself with a new and advanced technology learning facility, increased parking, and expanded athletic/fitness and child development centers. Los Angeles Junior College was established on September 9, 1929, by the Los Angeles Board of Education. Dr. William H. Snyder served as the institution's first director. During its first year, we offered only first-semester courses. The "semi-professional courses" were for students who wanted to limit their college education to two years, and the "certificate courses" were for those looking to continue toward university work. There were more than 1,300 students taught by some 54 faculty. The first Associate in Arts degrees were conferred June 19, 1931. The mission of the LACCD colleges is to provide comprehensive lower-division Transfer Education, Occupational Education, General Education, Transitional Education, Counseling and Guidance, Student Services, Continuing Education, Community Services, and Joint Programs that are appropriate to the communities served and that meet the changing needs of students for academic and occupational preparation, citizenship, and cultural understanding. Los Angeles City College, a California public, tax-supported community college, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education.

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