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 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 51 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Los Angeles College of Music is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (0.7 miles away).

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.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty23 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Los Angeles College of Music has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Los Angeles College of Music diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment147 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:144:1
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# Full-Time Students140 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students7 students5,903 students
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% Asian
4%
13%
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% Hispanic
9%
37%
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% Black
2%
7%
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% White
24%
32%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
52%
3%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.660.73
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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 $19,157. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$22,875$19,157
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid44%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,172$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate55%86%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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 $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.