Los Angeles City College: Ranking & Review

Los Angeles Rank United States Rank World Rank
13 1341 4698
Top 28%

Los Angeles City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,769 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,133 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Los Angeles City 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.

Los Angeles City College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,606 $26,924
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Los Angeles City 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
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 564 564
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 319 319
Health Professions and Related Programs 313 313
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 237 237
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 171 171
Visual and Performing Arts 151 151
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 113 113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 105 105
Psychology 71 71
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 64 64
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 59 59
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 41 41
Legal Professions and Studies 20 20
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 19 19
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 19 19
Education 14 14
Physical Sciences 11 11
English Language and Literature & Letters 9 9
Mathematics and Statistics 8 8
Social Sciences 6 6
Engineering 2 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Grand Total2,3172,317

A total of 2,317 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Los Angeles City College.

Graduation rate21%18%22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementLos Angeles City College empowers students from the diverse communities it serves to achieve their educational and career goals by providing learner-centered pathways to success through transfer, career and technical education, and foundational skills programs.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff562
Instructional FTE335
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitelacitycollege.edu
Address855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90029
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large