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ABCO Technology

Los Angeles, CA

ABCO Technology is an accredited computer training academy that offers diploma programs for individual students, professionals and companies to learn different areas of Information technology and seek gainful employment.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology
  • Degrees: Certificate

Universal Technical Institute

Long Beach, CA

At UTI, you won’t just train for a career. You’ll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you’ll get at UTI will put you on the fast track to a rewarding career as a professional technician.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Argosy University

Los Angeles, CA

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Los Angeles, CA

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Program Categories: Business, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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Compton Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

El Camino College-Compton Center
1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221-5393

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, registered nursing, child development, criminal justice and police, automobile mechanics, real estate, welding, business management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 3,641 students, 2,422 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

Universal College of Beauty Compton
718 West Compton Blvd
Compton, CA 90220

  • Programs: cosmetology, teacher education and development, personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 22 students, 24 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Bell Colleges 2 36,664 173  
Bellflower Colleges 1 72,878 39  
Carson Colleges 2 89,730 12,299 557
Lynwood Colleges 1 69,845 153  
Paramount Colleges 2 55,266 184  
South Gate Colleges 2 96,375 1,067  

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