Los Angeles Mission College

  • Los Angeles Mission College will ensure that students master academic and workplace knowledge and skills by providing comprehensive lower-division general education, AA and AS degree programs, occupational education, occupational certificates, transfer education, developmental education, counseling and guidance, and community services which will meet the needs of people in the San Fernando Valley while protecting academic freedom and maintaining academic standards.
School Highlights
  • Los Angeles Mission College serves 10,191 students (23% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Los Angeles Mission College is one of 51 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Los Angeles Mission College is National Career College (6.5 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 171 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Los Angeles Mission College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty171 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Los Angeles Mission College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Los Angeles Mission College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,191 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio60:144:1
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# Full-Time Students2,338 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students7,853 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
4%
13%
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% Hispanic
75%
37%
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% Black
3%
7%
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% White
12%
32%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.420.73
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College Completion Rate
16%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,200$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,220 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,810 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,220$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,810$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,000$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1975, Los Angeles Mission College is the newest of the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District. Its 22-acre campus, located in the northeast San Fernando Valley, is among the most scenic in the state. It has an enrollment of about 7,000 students. Small class sizes allow for close contact with instructors. Excellent academic programs, a focus on university transfer, and workforce training are the hallmarks of education at Los Angeles Mission College. Los Angeles Mission College serves the educational needs of our neighbors in the San Fernando Valley. Throughout our 30-year history, community support and involvement has been one of Mission College's most valued resources. We invite you to be part of Mission College! We're located in Sylmar and have strong, historical ties to our neighboring communities of San Fernando, Pacoima, Mission Hills, North Hills, Panorama City and Granada Hills. In recent years, our enrollment base has expanded to include many of the communities throughout the greater San Fernando Valley, as well as Canyon Country and Santa Clarita.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • National Career College
    Private, for profit
    147 students | 6.50 Mi14355 Roscoe Blvd
    Panorama City CA  91402
    (818)988-2300
    6.50147
  • 225 students | 8.70 Mi6725 Kester Ave
    Van Nuys CA  91405
    (818)785-2726
    8.70225
  • 620 students | 8.90 Mi12412 Victory Boulevard
    North Hollywood CA  91606
    (818)766-8151
    8.90620
  • 317 students | 9.10 Mi14519 W.Sylvan Street
    Van Nuys CA  91411
    (818)382-6000
    9.10317
  • 789 students | 9.20 Mi6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Suite 101
    North Hollywood CA  91606
    (818)763-2563
    9.20789
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