• Defense Language Institute provides culturally-based foreign language education, training, evaluation, research, and sustainment for DoD personnel in order to ensure the success of the Defense Language Program and enhance the security of the nation. The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) is regarded as one of the finest schools for foreign language instruction in the nation. As part of the Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), the Institute provides resident instruction at the Presidio of Monterey in 23 languages and two dialects, five days a week, seven hours per day, with two to three hours of homework each night. Courses last between 26 and 64 weeks, depending on the difficulty of the language. DLIFLC is a multi-service school for active and reserve components, foreign military students, and civilian personnel working in the federal government and various law enforcement agencies.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

Defense Language Institute
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates--Public Special Use
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
308 staff

Student Body

The Defense Language Institute diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
n/a
5,216 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
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22:1
# Full-Time Students
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1,660 students
# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,239 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
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302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,580 students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
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54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
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10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
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140 students
% Asian
n/a
14%
% Hispanic
n/a
45%
% Black
n/a
5%
% White
n/a
26%
% Two or more races
n/a
4%
% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
100%
3%
Diversity Score
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0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Defense Language Institute and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
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4.57%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
n/a
86%
Median Debt for Graduates
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$10,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$6,239
Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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