East Los Angeles College: Ranking & Review

Monterey Park
United States
Top 36%

East Los Angeles College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)34,57817,00917,569

5,181 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,170 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

East Los Angeles College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

East Los Angeles College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

East Los Angeles College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,220$7,746
Fees for full-time undergraduates$24$24
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$261

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1,7021,702
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1,0911,091
Social Sciences900900
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services520520
Health Professions and Related Programs484484
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences215215
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies199199
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians6565
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4343
Visual and Performing Arts3939
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3434
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3333
Architecture and Related Services3131
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2727
Mathematics and Statistics2727
English Language and Literature & Letters2626
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1010
Science Technologies & Technicians66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies66
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services55
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Legal Professions and Studies11
Grand Total5,6955,695

A total of 5,695 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at East Los Angeles College.

Graduation rate31%32%30%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 41%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff941
Instructional FTE573
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteelac.edu
Address1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, California, 91754-6099
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population60,000