El Camino College Compton Center

Overview of El Camino College Compton Center

El Camino College-Compton Center is located in a small city, in Compton, CA. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at El Camino College-Compton Center top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors. Students at El Camino College-Compton Center often study family and social work, nursing and emergency medicine, production trades.

El Camino College-Compton Center Selectivity

The school maintains an open-admission policy.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Body

El Camino College-Compton Center offers classes to 3,641 students (2,422 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school.

El Camino College-Compton Center Tuition and Affordability

Tuition is fairly low at El Camino College-Compton Center.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting El Camino College-Compton Center

El Camino College-Compton Center
1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton , CA 90221-5393
General Phone: (310) 900-1600

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El Camino College-Compton Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts63liberal arts and sciences, sociology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine35registered nursing
Family and Social Work18child development
Security and Law Enforcement9criminal justice and police
Mechanics and Repair4autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Production Trades2welding
Real Estate and Construction Management2real estate
Therapy and Counseling1psychology
Business and Management1business management

Number of programs and degrees for El Camino College-Compton Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year264
Associate's degree1068
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years32

El Camino College-Compton Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, El Camino College-Compton Center had a total enrollment of 3,641 students (2,422 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 3%
Black 52%
Hispanic 32%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 17%
20-21 15%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown12%

El Camino College-Compton Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 38 %
Part-Time 22 %

El Camino College-Compton Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Compton, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

El Camino College-Compton Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 745
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,342
Books and supplies $ 1,484

Financial Aid:
El Camino College-Compton Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 119701)

El Camino College-Compton Center Faculty

El Camino College-Compton Center has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track88
Non-tenured and not on tenure track08

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year43$80,30540$83,206
All faculty totalacademic year43$80,30540$83,206

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

El Camino College-Compton Center Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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