Los Angeles College of Music

370 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105-0000
Tel: (626)568-8850
  • 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 147 students (95% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Los Angeles College of Music is one of 52 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 1050% over five years.
Los Angeles College of Music(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty23 staff92 staff
Los Angeles College of Music Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 147 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 60:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment147 students7,516 students
Los Angeles College of Music Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio6:144:1
Los Angeles College of Music Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students140 students1,613 students
Los Angeles College of Music Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students7 students5,903 students
Los Angeles College of Music Part-Time Students (2012-2016)
Los Angeles College of Music Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
13%
Los Angeles College of Music Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
9%
37%
Los Angeles College of Music Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
7%
Los Angeles College of Music Black (2007-2016)
% White
24%
32%
Los Angeles College of Music White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
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Los Angeles College of Music Hawaiian (2009-2011)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Los Angeles College of Music More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
52%
3%
Los Angeles College of Music Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
7%
5%
Los Angeles College of Music Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.660.73
Los Angeles College of Music Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
74%
29%
Los Angeles College of Music Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2014)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $22,875 is more than the state average of $18,802. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$22,875$18,802
Los Angeles College of Music In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid44%78%
Los Angeles College of Music % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$16,172$9,500
Los Angeles College of Music Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
Los Angeles College of Music Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate55%96%
Los Angeles College of Music Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,802 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 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. of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.