Torrance Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Torrance Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Torrance, California

There are at least 5 colleges in Torrance, listed and described below. These schools represent 24,895 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 15,118 full-time students.

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Intercoast Colleges

Carson, CA

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Los Angeles Film School

Los Angeles, CA

Get the career of your dreams with an education from the Los Angeles Film School.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Business, Communications and Media
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

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

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

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

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
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Torrance Colleges with Open Admissions

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

El Camino College
16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, business management, registered nursing, EMT paramedic, fire-fighting, HVAC tech, child development, legal assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 24,895 students, 15,118 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. Study abroad option.
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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
Carson Colleges 2 89,730 12,299 557
Compton Colleges 2 93,493 3,663  
Inglewood Colleges 3 112,580 79  
Lynwood Colleges 1 69,845 153  
Paramount Colleges 2 55,266 184  
Rancho Palos Verdes Colleges 1 41,145 675 420

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