East Los Angeles College: Ranking & Review

Monterey Park Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1700 6065
Top 36%

East Los Angeles College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,606 $26,402
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 Service 1,702 1,702
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1,091 1,091
Social Sciences 900 900
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 520 520
Health Professions and Related Programs 484 484
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 215 215
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 199 199
Psychology 137 137
Education 68 68
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 65 65
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 43 43
Visual and Performing Arts 39 39
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 34 34
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 33 33
Architecture and Related Services 31 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 27 27
Mathematics and Statistics 27 27
English Language and Literature & Letters 26 26
History 20 20
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 10
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6 6
Science Technologies & Technicians 6 6
Engineering 5 5
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 5 5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1 1
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