El Camino Community College District: Ranking & Review

Torrance Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1278 4506
Top 27%

El Camino Community College District Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,562 $25,266
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 Humanities 957 957
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 340 340
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 265 265
Health Professions and Related Programs 235 235
Social Sciences 208 208
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 185 185
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 138 138
Psychology 131 131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 125 125
Physical Sciences 105 105
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 87 87
Mathematics and Statistics 77 77
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 69 69
Precision Production 58 58
Visual and Performing Arts 56 56
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 53 53
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 42 42
Personal and Culinary Services 40 40
English Language and Literature & Letters 36 36
Engineering 27 27
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 23 23
Architecture and Related Services 19 19
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 15 15
Legal Professions and Studies 15 15
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 9 9
Construction Trades 8 8
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 7 7
History 6 6
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
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