El Camino Community College District: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 27%

El Camino Community College District Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,34911,79012,559

4,397 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,550 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50.

El Camino Community College District 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.

El Camino Community College District 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.

El Camino Community College District does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$5,808
Fees for full-time undergraduates$38$38
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$242

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities957957
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services340340
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies265265
Health Professions and Related Programs235235
Social Sciences208208
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences185185
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service138138
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs125125
Physical Sciences105105
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians8787
Mathematics and Statistics7777
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields6969
Precision Production5858
Visual and Performing Arts5656
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5353
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4242
Personal and Culinary Services4040
English Language and Literature & Letters3636
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2323
Architecture and Related Services1919
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1515
Legal Professions and Studies1515
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences99
Construction Trades88
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services77
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Grand Total3,3383,338

A total of 3,338 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at El Camino Community College District.

Graduation rate32%28%35%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

General info

Alternative namesECC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementEl Camino College makes a positive difference in people's lives. We provide excellent comprehensive educational programs and services that promote student learning and success in collaboration with our diverse communities.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,019
Instructional FTE531
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.elcamino.edu
Address16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, California, 90506
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population145,000