1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Los Angeles Harbor College fosters learning through comprehensive programs that meet the educational needs of the community as measured by student success, personal and institutional accountability, and integrity. The Los Angeles Harbor College Foundation, in alliance with corporations, foundations and individuals, is stepping forward to assure that the college is prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. The 21st Century Learning Center will emphasize three educational priorities: Teaching Technology, Student Support Network and The 21st Century Campus.

School Highlights

Los Angeles Harbor College serves 8,101 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 8,101 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,220
  • Out-state tuition: $6,834
  • Student:teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Los Angeles Harbor College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 326 teachers has grown by 58% over five years.
Los Angeles Harbor College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
326 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Los Angeles Harbor College has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
The Los Angeles Harbor College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,101 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,661 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
6,440 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
488 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,661 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
6,440 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
13%
14%
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% Hispanic
60%
45%
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% Black
7%
5%
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% White
11%
26%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.61
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.09%
4.57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,600
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,220 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,834 is more than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,220
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,834
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
73%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$6,000
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Los Angeles Harbor College, a comprehensive two-year public community college providing opportunity for transfer education, occupational training and life-long learning. We are proud of being the college of choice for Harbor area residents for more than 50 years. The excellence of our faculty, staff and programs are well known because of the excellent teaching and personalized attention we provide to those who come to us seeking to improve their knowledge and skills. The college is known for its excellent faculty and transfer programs, as well as programs responding to community and business needs. Partnerships have resulted in major grants for homeland security programs, training for the Los Angeles World Airport, the Port of Los Angeles and refineries, as well as our up-dated cable television studio (HCTV). Community residents can watch our expanded television coverage on Comcast Channel 27. From its beginning in September of 1949 when the first students passed through the doors, Harbor College has grown from a technically oriented college into a comprehensive institution of higher learning with a broad spectrum of transfer, vocational, and community services programs. Today, the nearly 8,000 students that enroll each semester in credit courses reflect the diverse ethnic composition of the communities served by the college. One of nine two-year public community colleges comprising the Los Angeles Community College District, Harbor College prides itself on being the college of choice for the nearly 400,000 residents of Carson, Harbor City, Gardena, Lomita, San Pedro, Wilmington, and the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Los Angeles Harbor College cost?

Los Angeles Harbor College's tuition is approximately $1,220 for In-State students and $6,834 for Out-State students.

What is Los Angeles Harbor College's ranking?

Los Angeles Harbor College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Average community college minority breakdown and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 8,101 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,220
  • Out-state tuition: $6,834
  • Student:teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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