Los Medanos College

2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Tel: (925)439-2181
8,500 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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Los Medanos College serves 8,500 students (30.59% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
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Los Medanos College is one of 7 community colleges within Contra Costa County, CA.
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The nearest community college is Carrington College California-Antioch (5.96 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 192 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
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 teachers 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 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,500 students 1,294 students
Los Medanos College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
21:1
Los Medanos College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,600 students
822 students
Los Medanos College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,900 students
1,025 students
Los Medanos College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Los Medanos College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
10%
2%
Los Medanos College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Los Medanos College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
36%
7%
Los Medanos College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
16%
12%
Los Medanos College Black (2006-2013)
% White
28%
57%
Los Medanos College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
7%
2%
Los Medanos College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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. 0.69 0.53
Los Medanos College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,298 is less than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,298 $5,694
Los Medanos College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,038 $10,252
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, 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Contra Costa, CA is Contra Costa College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.