Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles
CA, 90015-4181
Tel: (213)763-7000
13,987 students
Public institution
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College is a comprehensive, public community college offering learner centered associate degree and certificate programs to students who reflect the global diversity of the Los Angeles region. The college offers a unique education that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and applied learning experiences.
School Highlights:
Los Angeles Trade Technical College serves 13,987 students (26% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Los Angeles Trade Technical College is one of 59 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Los Angeles Trade Technical 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

Student Body

The student population of 13,987 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,987 students
1,287 students
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,656 students
832 students
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,331 students
1,021 students
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Los Angeles Trade Technical College sch enrollment Los Angeles Trade Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
9%
2%
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
59%
7%
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
24%
12%
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
7%
66%
Los Angeles Trade Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Los Angeles Trade Technical College More (2010-2012)
Los Angeles Trade Technical College sch ethnicity Los Angeles Trade Technical College 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. 0.58 0.45
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,220 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 74% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,160 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,220 $5,845
Los Angeles Trade Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,160 $10,047
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1925 as the Frank Wiggins Trade School, Trade-Tech is the oldest of the nine, public two-year colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District. Trade-Tech is unique in that approximately two-thirds of its instructional facilities are devoted to career education. The college consists of 12 major buildings with approximately 780,561 gross square feet and 586 assignable square footage. The facilities include an athletic field which serves as a recreation area for community members during evening and on weekends. The college's Grand Theater hosts both college and community events. Degrees granted includes Associate in Arts Associate in Science and Certificates of Completion in selected vocational programs. Courses Offered includes all academic courses required for transfer to a four-year college or university as well as nearly 90 different occupational programs, some of which can be completed in little as one year. Our programs are rigorous, technologically current, and designed to promote student success in Vocational/technical education, Career and workforce advancement, University transfer, Life long learning, and Participation in our democratic society. The college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and fully approved under the regulations of the California State Department of Education.

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For Los Angeles public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $6,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,051 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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