Los Medanos College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 40%

Los Medanos College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,0484,0524,996

1,638 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

475 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Los Medanos 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 Medanos 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 Medanos College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,288$8,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$24$24
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$300

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities919919
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies270270
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians211211
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service203203
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences158158
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services158158
Health Professions and Related Programs153153
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4646
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4444
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3030
Visual and Performing Arts2525
Social Sciences1818
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1717
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1717
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1616
Mathematics and Statistics1515
English Language and Literature & Letters1111
Physical Sciences99
Precision Production77
Grand Total2,4452,445

A total of 2,445 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Los Medanos College.

Graduation rate34%33%35%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

General info

Alternative namesLMC
Los Medanos
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff354
Instructional FTE220
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.losmedanos.edu
Address2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, California, 94565
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population63,000