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Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles City College 855 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90029 Phone: (323) 953-4000
  • General Information
    About Los Angeles City College

    As a comprehensive community college, Los Angeles City College offers life-long learning opportunities and provides programs, coursework, support, and guidance to develop and sustain a community of learners--both near and far--with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for optimal growth and achievement in their personal and professional lives. Los Angeles City College primarily serves students who are eighteen years of age or older; the college also extends outreach to anyone with ability to benefit from the programs and services provided. Los Angeles City College offers post-secondary lower division arts and sciences coursework, career and technical education, and essential skills classes designed to provide students with degrees, certificates, and fundamental skills. The primary mission includes the following educational components enabling students to complete: a curriculum designed for transfer to a four-year university an associate degree and/or certificate leading directly to entrance into the work force an essential skills program designed to assist underprepared students and others who seek special assistance to achieve their educational goals The College affirms the fundamental roles of English as a Second Language (ESL), essential skills, and support services that are intrinsic to student success at the post-secondary level. The College promotes awareness of local, regional, state, and global development; fosters skills that enhance personal growth and contribute to success in the workplace; and encourages cooperative efforts aimed at sustainability of the community and its environment.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 62%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 34,516
    Native American 132
    Asian 5,929
    African American 4,232
    Hispanic 13,260
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 5,585
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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