Los Medanos College

2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Tel: (925)439-2181
8,695 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Los Medanos College serves 8,695 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
Los Medanos College is one of 6 community colleges within Contra Costa County, CA.
The nearest community college is Heald College-Concord (9.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Los Medanos 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 216 staff
62 staff
Los Medanos College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 8,695 has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,695 students 1,371 students
Los Medanos College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1
22:1
Los Medanos College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,060 students
779 students
Los Medanos College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,635 students
1,083 students
Los Medanos College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Los Medanos College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
10%
5%
Los Medanos College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
34%
20%
Los Medanos College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
12%
15%
Los Medanos College Black (2006-2014)
% White
34%
49%
Los Medanos College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Los Medanos College More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
6%
Los Medanos College Unknown (2006-2014)
Los Medanos 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. 0.74 0.70
Los Medanos College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,298 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 $7,038 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,298 $5,664
Los Medanos College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,038 $10,360
Los Medanos College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
90%
Los Medanos College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Heald College-Concord
    Private for-profit
    1,232 students | 9.30 Mi5130 Commercial Circle
    Concord CA 94520
    (925)288-5800
    9.301,232
  • 233 students | 10.70 Mi1140 Galaxy Way Ste 400
    Concord CA 94520
    (925)674-8200
    10.70233
  • 20,089 students | 11.70 Mi321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill CA 94523
    (925)685-1230
    11.7020,089
  • 599 students | 11.90 Mi380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300
    Pleasant Hill CA 94523
    (925)609-6650
    11.90599
  • 8,835 students | 20.80 Mi3000 Campus Hill Drive
    Livermore CA 94551
    (925)424-1000
    20.808,835
Did You Know?
Contra Costa 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 0.79, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Contra Costa County, CA is Heald College-Concord. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.