School Highlights

American Career College-Los Angeles serves 1,567 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,567 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 94%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

American Career College-Los Angeles ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
American Career College-Los Angeles
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
95 staff
308 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
9
10

Student Body

The student population of American Career College-Los Angeles has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The American Career College-Los Angeles diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,567 students
8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
24:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,567 students
2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,350 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
12%
12%
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% Hispanic
63%
47%
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% Black
13%
6%
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% White
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in American Career College-Los Angeles and the percentage of White community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in American Career College-Los Angeles.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.57
0.70
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College Completion Rate
65%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,900
$34,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of American Career College-Los Angeles and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
74%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$10,376
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in American Career College-Los Angeles and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$6,000
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in American Career College-Los Angeles and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
85%
80%
This chart display the percent admitted of American Career College-Los Angeles and the community college average percent admitted of CA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,567 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 94%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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