Los Angeles City College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,196
2022 Average Net Price
$10,423
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.04%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
13,199
20.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.6%
166 Graduates

About

Los Angeles City College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Los Angeles City College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (796 degrees awarded), Recording Arts Technology (12 degrees), and Dental Laboratory Technology (12 degrees).

In 2022, 2,807 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Los Angeles City College. 63.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,468 degrees), 3.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (477 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles City College is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles City College is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,423.

In 2022, 59% of undergraduate students attending Los Angeles City College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,196
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Los Angeles City College was $1,196. The cost of tuition at Los Angeles City College is $−6,916 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,423
2022 Value
4.36%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Los Angeles City College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,423. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Los Angeles City College grew by 4.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Los Angeles City College was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Los Angeles City College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.51% with respect to 2021, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.04%
2019 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Los Angeles City College was 5.04%, which represents 21 out of the 417 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Los Angeles City College had a total enrollment of 13,199 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles City College is 2,687 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,512. This means that 20.4% of students enrolled at Los Angeles City College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.8% Hispanic or Latino, 17.3% White, 10.5% Asian, 8.38% Black or African American, 2.94% Two or More Races, 0.197% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Los Angeles City College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (24%) and White Female (9.83%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

20.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Los Angeles City College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,199 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles City College is 2,687 and the part-time enrollment is 10,512. This means that 20.4% of students enrolled at Los Angeles City College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Los Angeles City College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Los Angeles City College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    7,228 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,284 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,380 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles City College is 54.8% Hispanic or Latino, 17.3% White, 10.5% Asian, 8.38% Black or African American, 2.94% Two or More Races, 0.197% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 479 students (3.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 773 more women than men received degrees from Los Angeles City College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Los Angeles City College is hispanic or latino (1,468 degrees awarded). There were 3.08 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (477 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Los Angeles City College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (796 degrees awarded), followed by Recording Arts Technology (12 degrees) and Dental Laboratory Technology (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Los Angeles City College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (161 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (83 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,276 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles City College are Elementary & middle school teachers (162,188 people), Other managers (88,314 people), Secondary school teachers (61,146 people), Postsecondary teachers (53,306 people), and Education administrators (47,222 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles City College in 2022 are Human Sciences (161 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (83 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,276 degrees), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (206 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles City College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles City College are Human Sciences (161 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (83 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,276 degrees), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (206 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles City College are Elementary & secondary schools (347,134 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (142,785 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (131,382 people), Computer Systems Design (76,136 people), and Outpatient care centers (49,647 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles City College are Human Sciences (161 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (83 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,276 degrees), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (206 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Los Angeles City College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 315 degrees awarded
  2. 206 degrees awarded
  3. 165 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Los Angeles City College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 315 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,017
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,790
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,017 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles City College, which is 0.568 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,790).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 402 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles City College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.567 times less than the 709 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 709 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles City College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.76 times more than the 402 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 9% of students graduating from Los Angeles City College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (56.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Los Angeles City College is Female and Asian (56.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7.23% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,468 degrees awarded
  2. White
    477 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    392 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Los Angeles City College is hispanic or latino (1,468 degrees awarded). There were 3.08 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (477 degrees).

3.38% of degree recipients (95 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    961 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    507 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    293 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Los Angeles City College is hispanic or latino female (961 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (507 degrees).

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Operations

Los Angeles City College employs 146 Instructors. Most academics at Los Angeles City College are Female Instructor (81), and Male Instructor (65).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles City College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 100 employees, Service, with 56 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $39.1M - Federal
  2. $34.3M - State
  3. $7.12M - Local

As of 2022, Los Angeles City College received $39.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $34.3M from state grants and contracts, and $7.12M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$58.2M
2022 Salaries
4.92%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Los Angeles City College paid a median of $58.2M in salaries, a 4.92% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.2M
Instructional Salaries
146
Number of Employees

In 2022, Los Angeles City College paid a total of $18.2M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
146 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
100 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Los Angeles City College was Instructor with 146 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles City College were Office and Administrative Support with 100 employees, Service with 56 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Los Angeles City College was Female Instructor with 81 employees, and Male Instructor with 65 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Los Angeles City College.

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