Los Medanos College

School Highlights
  • Los Medanos College serves 8,695 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Los Medanos College is one of 4 community colleges within Contra Costa County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Los Medanos College is Diablo Valley College (11.7 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Los Medanos College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty216 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Los Medanos College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Los Medanos College diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment8,695 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio40:144:1
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# Full-Time Students3,060 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students5,635 students5,903 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Los Medanos College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CA.
% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
10%
13%
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% Hispanic
34%
37%
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% Black
12%
7%
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% White
34%
32%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
6%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.740.73
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College Completion Rate
31%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,298 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 $7,038 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,298$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,038$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid65%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,750$4,948
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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