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Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles Trade-Technical College is a public community college located in Los Angeles, California. Established in the year 1925 as the Frank Wiggins Trade School, Trade-Tech is the oldest of the public two-year colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District. The campus is spread across an area of 25 acres.

The college offers academic courses towards 4-year colleges and numerous vocational programs. It is recognized for its 2-year degree programs in culinary arts, fashion design, fashion merchandising, cosmetology, automotive technology and construction technology.

The sports teams of L.A. Trade-Tech are nicknamed the Beavers. They participate in various sports like basketball, cross country, track & field, water polo and swimming.

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Contacting Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles Trade Technical College
400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles , CA 90015-4181
General Phone: (213) 763-7000
http://www.lattc.edu

Los Angeles Trade Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair246electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, computer repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, small engine mechanics
Family and Social Work237child development, public administration, social service professions
Liberal Arts214English, liberal arts and sciences, geography, geography courses
Construction Trades172apparel and textiles, apparel and textile manufacture, apparel and textile marketing, construction, carpentry, power transmission, electrician, plumbing, construction trades ...
Cooking and Culinary Arts120culinary arts, restaurant and catering management
Engineering Technician89electromechanical tech, HVAC tech, water quality and recycling tech, engineering technician
Business and Management65business management, accounting, banking, labor relations, sales and marketing, retail, business and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine64registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Design59fashion design
Beauty and Cosmetology54cosmetology
Production Trades41machinist, welding, cabinetmaking
Office and Administration35office management, administrative assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician27chemical tech
Computer Science and Engineering21information technology, system administration, webmastering
Photography and Commercial Art15commercial art
Architecture and Planning8architectural tech
Real Estate and Construction Management6real estate
Medical Administration5medical secretary
Art Studies1art studies
Media0journalism, digital communications

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year53628
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years45430
Associate's degree48944

Los Angeles Trade Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Los Angeles Trade Technical College had a total enrollment of 13,194 students (8,964 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 6%
Black 27%
Hispanic 51%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 13%
20-21 12%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

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

ResidencePercent
California94%
State unknown6%

Los Angeles Trade Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 25 %

Los Angeles Trade Technical 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 Trade Technical 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 Trade Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 122700)

Los Angeles Trade Technical College Faculty

Los Angeles Trade Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured7667
Non-tenured, but on tenure track712
Non-tenured and not on tenure track148

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year12$83,68015$97,928
All faculty totalcalendar year12$83,68015$97,928

*: 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 year85$76,97672$75,175
All faculty totalacademic year85$76,97672$75,175

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

Los Angeles Trade Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Labor and Industrial Relations
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Apparel and Textiles, General
Carpentry/Carpenter
Construction Trades, General
Construction Trades, Other
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Electrician
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

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

Design
Fashion/Apparel Design

Engineering Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Geography
Geography, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Media
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Journalism

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

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Los Angeles Trade Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Los Angeles Trade Technical College Apart:

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Top 9%Los Angeles Trade Technical College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in production trades
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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in engineering technician
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% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 17%Los Angeles Trade Technical College % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Male % of student body
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% of degrees in design
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% of degrees in construction trades
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Top 19%Los Angeles Trade Technical College % of degrees in construction trades

Notable:
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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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