El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance
CA, 90506
Tel: (310)532-3670
23,453 students
Public institution
The Mission of El Camino College is to meet the educational needs of our diverse community and ensure student success by offering quality, comprehensive educational opportunities.
School Highlights:
El Camino Community College District serves 23,453 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
El Camino Community College District is one of 59 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Westwood College - South Bay Campus (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
El Camino Community College District 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

Student Body

The student population of 23,453 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
23,453 students
1,287 students
El Camino Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
7,165 students
832 students
El Camino Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 16,288 students
1,021 students
El Camino Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
El Camino Community College District sch enrollment El Camino Community College District sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
18%
2%
El Camino Community College District Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
40%
7%
El Camino Community College District Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
17%
12%
El Camino Community College District Black (2006-2012)
% White
21%
66%
El Camino Community College District White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
El Camino Community College District More (2010-2012)
El Camino Community College District sch ethnicity El Camino Community College District sta ethnicity
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. 0.73 0.45
El Camino Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,142 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,204 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,142 $5,845
El Camino Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,204 $10,047
El Camino Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of over 850 highly regarded academic and career programs taught by exceptional faculty. Today, El Camino College students enjoy a broad curriculum featuring nearly 2,500 different classes offered in some 850 different programs. With more courses available during a variety of class times, including online and telecourses, students have wide flexibility in individual scheduling. The college confers the associate degree each spring on some 1,400 students who have completed their 60 semester units and who have satisfied their major field of study obligations. Many students each year also qualify for certificates of completion, signifying course requirements have been met in major skill areas. Located centrally in the South Bay, the El Camino College District encompasses five unified and high school districts, twelve elementary school districts and nine cities, a population of almost one million. The El Camino Community College District includes the cities of El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Lennox and Inglewood. El Camino College has been proud to serve our community's educational and cultural needs through outstanding course offerings, diverse entertainment venues, and exceptional athletic and fitness opportunities.

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Did You Know?
For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,510 per year for in-state students and $8,573 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,618 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 71%. 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.