Los Angeles Mission College

13356 Eldridge Avenue
Sylmar, CA 91342-3200
Tel: (818)364-7600
10,191 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
Los Angeles Mission College serves 10,191 students (23% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Los Angeles Mission College is one of 55 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 171 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
College Los Angeles Mission College (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 171 staff
78 staff

Student Body

The student population of 10,191 has declined by 5% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,191 students 2,419 students
# Full-Time Students 2,338 students
1,297 students
# Part-Time Students 7,853 students
5,258 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
4%
13%
% Hispanic
75%
37%
% Black
3%
7%
% White
12%
32%
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
3%
8%
% Non Resident races
1%
-
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. 0.42 0.73

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,220 is equal to the state average of $1,220. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,138 is less than the state average of $6,184. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,220 $1,220
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,138 $6,184
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
81%
Source: 2014 (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 County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $6,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,948 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.