Laurus College

School Highlights

Laurus College serves 926 students
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

Laurus College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

Laurus College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Number of Programs Offered910
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Student Body

The student population of Laurus College has grown by 161% over five years.
The Laurus College diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment926 students8,365 students
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# Full-Time Students-2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students-6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
4%
12%
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% Hispanic
31%
47%
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% Black
10%
6%
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% White
27%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Laurus College and the percentage of White community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hawaiian
12%
-
% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
12%
6%
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Diversity Score0.790.70
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College Completion Rate
79%
31%
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%79%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Laurus College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$33,000$10,376
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Laurus College 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$12,667$6,000
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Laurus College 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.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Laurus College is Cuesta College (1.6 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,997 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,060 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.