Los Angeles College of Music

  • The Los Angeles College of Music, LACM, prepares students to be leaders in music and offers degrees in Music Performance and Music Production. Located in the heart of the music and entertainment industries, the faculty is comprised of current, leading, musical professionals with a passion for inspiring the next generation. (Formerly known as LAMA, The Los Angeles Music Academy.)

School Highlights

Los Angeles College of Music serves 290 students (96% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.

Top Placements

Los Angeles College of Music places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Los Angeles College of Music(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design SchoolsBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty23 staff145 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Los Angeles College of Music has grown by 97% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 76:1 over five years.
The Los Angeles College of Music diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment290 students8,590 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:145:1
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# Full-Time Students278 students2,007 students
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# Part-Time Students12 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
8%
12%
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% Hispanic
23%
43%
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% Black
8%
7%
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% White
41%
25%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
7%
4%
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% Non Resident races
7%
4%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.760.73
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College Completion Rate
74%
29%
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $22,875 is more than the state average of $19,072. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$22,875$19,072
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid60%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,435$10,063
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,667$5,751
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Acceptance Rate55%86%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Los Angeles College of Music is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (0.7 miles away).
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    Pasadena CA  91101
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  • University of the People
    Private not-for-profit
    4,987 students | 1.00 Mi225 S. Lake Ave., Suite 300
    Pasadena CA  91101
    (626) 264-8880
    1.004,987
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    Pasadena CA  91106
    (626) 585-7123
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  • Platt College-Los Angeles
    Private for-profit
    570 students | 3.80 Mi1000 South Fremont Avenue, A10
    Alhambra CA  91803
    (626) 300-5444
    3.80570
  • 13,892 students | 5.00 Mi1500 N Verdugo Rd
    Glendale CA  91208
    (818) 240-1000
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