Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles City College is a public community college located in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. The college offers university transferable courses and career training courses in various fields of study. LACC is the flagship of the Los Angeles Community College District, which comprises more than 8 separate college campuses.

The college offers several facilities to its students which include more than a dozen multistoried classroom buildings, a well stocked library, computer labs, fitness centers, a theatre and TV/ film studios. Some of the graduates of LACC have gone on to become famous. They include Bob Arbogast, radio personality and voice actor; Billy Barty, actor and founder of Little People of America; Charles Bukowski, poet and author; and James Coburn, actor.

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Los Angeles City College
855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles , CA 90029
General Phone: (323) 953-4000

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Los Angeles City College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts339minority and gender studies, Chinese language, Japanese language, German language, French language, Italian language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, ...
Family and Social Work208foodservice management, child development, human services
Business and Management51business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting, small business management, banking, sales and marketing, retail
Photography and Commercial Art49commercial photography, cinematography
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40registered nursing
Media25journalism, radio and television, digital communications, advertising
Security and Law Enforcement22forensic science, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention
Therapy and Counseling20substance abuse counseling
Law20legal studies, legal secretary, legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology15dental lab tech, radiographer
Computer Science and Engineering11information technology, computer programming, computer science, web design, database administration, computer networking, system administration, webmastering
Office and Administration9data entry, office management, administrative assistant
Design8graphic design
Real Estate and Construction Management7real estate
Medical Administration7medical secretary
Art Studies5art studies
Music4music, music management
Science4chemistry, physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2dietetic technician
Mechanics and Repair2electrical installation and repair, computer repair
Drama and Performing Arts2drama, theatre design
Education and Teaching0early childhood special ed
Architecture and Planning0architectural tech
Medicine0medical preparatory
Engineering Technician0engineering technology, biomedical tech

Number of programs and degrees for Los Angeles City College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree59855
Award of less than 1 academic year16911
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8614

Los Angeles City College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Los Angeles City College had a total enrollment of 17,204 students (11,819 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 19%
Black 11%
Hispanic 39%
Asian 18%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 12%
20-21 13%
22-24 15%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 7%
65+ 2%

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

State unknown15%

Los Angeles City College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 33 %

Los Angeles City College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Los Angeles, 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.

Los Angeles City College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 606
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,470
Books and supplies $ 1,482

Financial Aid:
Los Angeles City College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 122300)

Los Angeles City College Faculty

Los Angeles City College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track65
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3319

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year13$97,94711$98,274
All faculty totalcalendar year13$97,94711$98,274

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year110$61,17971$61,721
All faculty totalacademic year110$61,17971$61,721

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

Los Angeles City College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Human Services, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies, General

Liberal Arts
Chinese Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetic Technician (DTR)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial Photography

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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