Los Medanos College

School Highlights

Los Medanos College serves 9,435 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 368 teachers has grown by 71% over five years.
Los Medanos College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty368 staff308 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

School Calendar

View the Los Medanos College yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

  • Event Date
  • Fall 2022 Last Day to Drop with Eligibility for Refund/Credit August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)
  • Fall 2022 Last Day to Add Classes September 05, 2022 (Monday)
  • Fall 2022 Last Day to Drop without a W September 05, 2022 (Monday)
  • Fall 2022 Last Day to Drop with W November 14, 2022 (Monday)
  • Fall 2022 Last Day of Instruction December 09, 2022 (Friday)

Student Body

The student population of Los Medanos College has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
The Los Medanos College diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,435 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
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# Full-Time Students3,172 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students6,263 students6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
11%
12%
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% Hispanic
43%
47%
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% Black
13%
6%
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% White
22%
23%
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% Hawaiian
1%
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% Two or more races
8%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.730.70
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College Completion Rate
39%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,900$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,298 is less than the state average of $1,997. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,038 is less than the state average of $7,123. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,298$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,038$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,125$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,250$6,000
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Los Medanos College is Diablo Valley College (11.7 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,997 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,060 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 score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.