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 5 community colleges within Contra Costa County, CA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Concord (10.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Los Medanos 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 216 staff 78 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 state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,695 students 2,419 students
Los Medanos College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1 44:1
Los Medanos College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,060 students 1,297 students
Los Medanos College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,635 students 5,258 students
Los Medanos College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Los Medanos College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
10%
13%
Los Medanos College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
34%
37%
Los Medanos College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
12%
7%
Los Medanos College Black (2006-2014)
% White
34%
32%
Los Medanos College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Los Medanos College More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
5%
Los Medanos College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups 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 0.73
Los Medanos College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,298 is more than the state average of $1,220. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,758 is more than the state average of $6,184. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,298 $1,220
Los Medanos College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,758 $6,184
Los Medanos College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65% 81%
Los Medanos College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.67. 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.