Los Angeles City College: Ranking & Review

Los Angeles
United States
Top 28%

Los Angeles City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,8276,0287,799

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
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 Humanities564564
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences319319
Health Professions and Related Programs313313
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services237237
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services171171
Visual and Performing Arts151151
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies113113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs105105
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6464
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5959
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4141
Legal Professions and Studies2020
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians1919
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1919
Physical Sciences1111
English Language and Literature & Letters99
Mathematics and Statistics88
Social Sciences66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
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
City population3,976,000