Los Angeles Mission College

Los Angeles Mission College

Los Angeles Mission College or LAMC is a two-year community college located in Sylmar neighborhood of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. It is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. It was the ninth college established in the Los Angeles Community College District.

The college is spread across more than 20 acres of land in the city of Sylmar. LAMC offers a wide variety of academic programs and degrees to its students. Besides its academic degrees, the college also provides vocational education and training in family and consumer studies, child development, computer applications and more.

The sports teams of LAMC are nicknamed the Eagles.

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Los Angeles Mission College
13356 Eldridge Avenue
Sylmar , CA 91342-3245
General Phone: (818) 364-7600

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work188family and consumer science, food and nutrition, family studies, adult development and aging, child development
Liberal Arts167minority and gender studies, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, political science, sociology
Law60legal secretary, legal assistant
Therapy and Counseling28psychology
Office and Administration20data entry, administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts18culinary arts, restaurant and catering management
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice
Hospitality12hospitality management, hotel management, travel services
Drama and Performing Arts12various performing arts
Medicine7medical preparatory
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, information technology, computer programming
Design5interior design, graphic design
Media4digital communications, animation and special effects
Business and Management2business, business management, accounting, small business management, banking, sales and marketing, retail
Art Studies2art studies
Engineering Technician2engineering technology, drafting
Science1biological and physical sciences, physical sciences
Education and Teaching1teacher aide
Photography and Commercial Art0drawing
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree29837
Award of less than 1 academic year15710
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10212

Los Angeles Mission College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Los Angeles Mission College had a total enrollment of 8,493 students (5,526 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 10%
Black 5%
Hispanic 71%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 19%
20-21 15%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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

State unknown5%

Los Angeles Mission College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 40 %

Los Angeles Mission 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 Mission 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 Mission College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1255000)

Los Angeles Mission College Faculty

Los Angeles Mission College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track12
Non-tenured and not on tenure track710

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$105,3588$69,371
All faculty totalcalendar year4$105,3588$69,371

*: 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 year29$64,44628$58,105
All faculty totalacademic year29$64,44628$58,105

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

Los Angeles Mission College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technology, General

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Development
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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

Mathematics, General

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

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

Photography And Commercial Art

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
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