Los Medanos College

2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Tel: (925)439-2181
8,500 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Los Medanos College serves 8,500 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Los Medanos College is one of 6 community colleges within Contra Costa County, CA.
The nearest community college is Carrington College California-Antioch (6.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 192 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
College Los Medanos 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 192 staff
61 staff
Los Medanos College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,500 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 38% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,500 students 1,315 students
Los Medanos College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
22:1
Los Medanos College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,600 students
815 students
Los Medanos College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,900 students
1,061 students
Los Medanos College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Los Medanos College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
10%
5%
Los Medanos College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
36%
20%
Los Medanos College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
16%
15%
Los Medanos College Black (2006-2013)
% White
28%
49%
Los Medanos College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Los Medanos College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
7%
3%
Los Medanos College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Los Medanos College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.75 0.70
Los Medanos College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,298 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,038 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,298 $5,590
Los Medanos College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,038 $10,086
Los Medanos College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
89%
Los Medanos College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.77, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Contra Costa County, CA is ITT Technical Institute-Concord. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.