Los Angeles Mission College

13356 Eldridge Avenue
Sylmar, CA 91342
Tel: (818)364-7600
9,583 students
Public institution
Los Angeles Mission College will ensure that students master academic and workplace knowledge and skills by providing comprehensive lower-division general education, AA and AS degree programs, occupational education, occupational certificates, transfer education, developmental education, counseling and guidance, and community services which will meet the needs of people in the San Fernando Valley while protecting academic freedom and maintaining academic standards.
School Highlights:
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Los Angeles Mission College serves 9,583 students (25.51% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 55:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
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Los Angeles Mission College is one of 56 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
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The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar (3.24 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 174 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Los Angeles Mission College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 174 staff
61 staff
Los Angeles Mission College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,583 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 55:1 has decreased from 74:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,583 students 1,294 students
Los Angeles Mission College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 55:1
21:1
Los Angeles Mission College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,445 students
822 students
Los Angeles Mission College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 7,138 students
1,025 students
Los Angeles Mission College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Los Angeles Mission College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
5%
2%
Los Angeles Mission College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
75%
7%
Los Angeles Mission College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
12%
Los Angeles Mission College Black (2006-2013)
% White
11%
57%
Los Angeles Mission College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Los Angeles Mission College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Los Angeles Mission College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Los Angeles Mission College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Los Angeles Mission 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. 0.36 0.53
Los Angeles Mission College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,221 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 74% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,161 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,221 $5,694
Los Angeles Mission College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,161 $10,252
Los Angeles Mission College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
89%
Los Angeles Mission College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1975, Los Angeles Mission College is the newest of the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District. Its 22-acre campus, located in the northeast San Fernando Valley, is among the most scenic in the state. It has an enrollment of about 7,000 students. Small class sizes allow for close contact with instructors. Excellent academic programs, a focus on university transfer, and workforce training are the hallmarks of education at Los Angeles Mission College. Los Angeles Mission College serves the educational needs of our neighbors in the San Fernando Valley. Throughout our 30-year history, community support and involvement has been one of Mission College's most valued resources. We invite you to be part of Mission College! We're located in Sylmar and have strong, historical ties to our neighboring communities of San Fernando, Pacoima, Mission Hills, North Hills, Panorama City and Granada Hills. In recent years, our enrollment base has expanded to include many of the communities throughout the greater San Fernando Valley, as well as Canyon Country and Santa Clarita.

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Did You Know?
For Los Angeles, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,981 per year for in-state students and $7,397 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,640 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles, 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.