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Los Angeles Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Los Angeles Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Los Angeles, California

There are at least 82 colleges in Los Angeles, listed and described below. These schools represent 233,750 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 212,044 full-time students, and a reported 29,919 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of California-Los Angeles, California State University-Northridge, University of Southern California and California State University-Los Angeles. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at University of Southern California, Occidental College, University of California-Los Angeles or Loyola Marymount University.

We also provide an extensive list of California Colleges.

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Colleges in Los Angeles with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles
1336 N La Brea
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 295
  • In-State Tuition: 29900
  • Out-of-State tuition: 29900

American Film Institute Conservatory
2021 N Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 328

California State University-Los Angeles
5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 27680
  • In-State Tuition: 5472
  • Out-of-State tuition: 16632

University of California-Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 41908
  • In-State Tuition: 11220
  • Out-of-State tuition: 35928

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E 120th St
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 533
  • In-State Tuition: 11610
  • Out-of-State tuition: 11610

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles
919 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2814
  • In-State Tuition: 28965
  • Out-of-State tuition: 28965

American Jewish University
15600 Mulholland Dr
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Education, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences, Philosophy and religious studies, Theology and religious vocations, Psychology, Social sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Jewish
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 174
  • In-State Tuition: 28416
  • Out-of-State tuition: 28416

Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health
1237 N. Mission Rd.
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 196

Loyola Marymount University
One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 9392
  • In-State Tuition: 41876
  • Out-of-State tuition: 41876

Mount Saint Mary's University
12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 3431
  • In-State Tuition: 34934
  • Out-of-State tuition: 34934

Occidental College
1600 Campus Rd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Computer and information sciences and support services, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Multi/interdisciplinary studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2023
  • In-State Tuition: 48690
  • Out-of-State tuition: 48690

Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Architecture and related services, English language and literature/letters, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1160
  • In-State Tuition: 39554
  • Out-of-State tuition: 39554

Dongguk University-Los Angeles
440 Shatto Pl
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 193
  • In-State Tuition: 6850
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6850

Southern California Institute of Architecture
960 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Architecture and related services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 502
  • In-State Tuition: 40830
  • Out-of-State tuition: 40830

Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1031

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary
7215 Waring Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Theology and religious vocations
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 161
  • In-State Tuition: 13200
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13200

Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
13315 W. Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 175

University of Southern California
University Park
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 43401
  • In-State Tuition: 49464
  • Out-of-State tuition: 49464

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles
617 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Psychology, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2174

Academy for Jewish Religion-California
3250 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Philosophy and religious studies, Theology and religious vocations
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Jewish
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 64

Southern California University SOMA
3460 Wilshire Blvd. 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 69
  • In-State Tuition: 9000
  • Out-of-State tuition: 9000

Los Angeles Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Los Angeles Southwest College
1600 W. Imperial Hwy.
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 6826
  • In-State Tuition: 1196
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6786

Los Angeles Trade Technical College
400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Architecture and related services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 14650
  • In-State Tuition: 1196
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6786

Los Angeles City College
855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 18825
  • In-State Tuition: 1196
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6786

Pacific States University
3450 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 170
  • In-State Tuition: 15465
  • Out-of-State tuition: 15465

Los Angeles ORT College-Los Angeles Campus
6435 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 311

Diversified Vocational College
1670 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: English language and literature/letters, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 738

World Mission University
500 Shatto Pl Ste 600
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Education, Theology and religious vocations, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Other (none of the above)
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 332
  • In-State Tuition: 5280
  • Out-of-State tuition: 5280

Coast Career Institute
1340 S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 264

Marian Health Careers Center-Los Angeles Campus
3325 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1010
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 113

Virginia Sewing Machines and School Center
1033 S Broadway St
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 115

CBD College
3699 Wilshire Blvd., Fourth Floor
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 425

Palace Beauty College
1517 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 117

Career College Consultants
2607 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 128

Borner's Barber College
8913 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 49

Career Development Institute Inc
1830 S Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 60

American Career College-Los Angeles
4021 Rosewood Avenue
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 1543

Associated Technical College-Los Angeles
1670 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 377

Bryan University
3580 Wilshire blvd suite 400
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Legal professions and studies, Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1417
  • In-State Tuition: 9078
  • Out-of-State tuition: 9078

Universal College of Beauty Inc-Los Angeles 1
8619 S. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 21

Universal College of Beauty Inc-Los Angeles 2
3419 W 43rd Place
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 21

Argosy University-Los Angeles
5230 Pacific Concourse, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Public administration and social service professions, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 493
  • In-State Tuition: 13464
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13464

Angeles College
3440 Wilshire Blvd Ste 310
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: English language and literature/letters, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 183

International College of Beauty Arts & Sciences
5225 San Fernando Road West
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 54

Aveda Institute-Los Angeles
10935 Weyburn Avenue
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 152

SAE Institute of Technology-Los Angeles
6700 Samta Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Communications technologies/technicians and support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 165

Advanced Computing Institute
3470 Wilshire Boulevard 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 346
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