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El Camino College – Compton Center

1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, CA

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El Camino College is the College of choice for open access, successful student learning and excellent student services. The College offers quality, comprehensive educational programs and services to ensure the educational success of students.  El Camino College is a 2 year public community college located partially in the City of Torrance in Los Angeles County and partially in the unincorporated area of Alondra Park, California, United States. It is commonly referred to as "ECC" or "Elco". It consists of 37 buildings spanning an area of roughly 26 acres.

El Camino is known for its large program in ESL (English as a Second Language) which emphasizes a strong academic approach to prepare students for college level work in listening, reading, speaking and writing. El Camino's forensics program has won many awards on a national level for a number of years, occasionally beating universities like UCLA, Notre Dame (4 year universities).

Today the college is serving nearly 25,000 students of a diverse background within the El Camino Community College District, including the cities of El Segundo, Redondo-Beach, Hermosa-Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan-Beach, Torrance, Lawndale, Lennox and Hawthorne. El Camino College offers approx 2,450 different classes in more than 80 different programs, including honors, vocational, and undergraduate courses. For distance education many of these are available in online and televised formats.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,200. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
    • Out-of-State: $5,600-$6,768
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $46-$55 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $240-$280 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid71%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships71%$5,488

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, El Camino College – Compton Center may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in Los Angeles County and community colleges in California as a whole.

 El Camino College – Compton CenterLos Angeles CountyCalifornia
Graduation Rate15.1%22.2%24.3%
Transfer-out Rate15.4%12.0%13.8%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by El Camino College – Compton Center by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
25:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,428