Fast Facts

Our nine colleges offer educational opportunities to students in 40 cities and communities covering an area of more than 882 square miles.

ANNUAL ENROLLMENT (HEADCOUNT) BY COLLEGE, 2017-18
City
28,206
  Southwest
12,048
East
61,730
  Trade-Tech
23,566
Harbor
12,849
  Valley
26,626
Mission*
17,488
  West
18,876
​Pierce ​29,057
                                                                                               TOTAL: 230,446
                                   ​*Includes Instructional Television (ITV) 
 
ETHNICITY, Fall 2017 ​ ​
Hispanic 57.8% American Indian​​ 0.2%​​
​  9.5% White ​ 14.5%
African American 
Asian   7.2% Multi-Ethnic​ ​1.7%​​
​Filipino  ​2.4% ​Unknown​ 6.5%
Pacific Islander​ ​0.2%
 
AGE, Fall 2017
Under 20
28.7%
20-24
27.0%
25-34
22.6%
35 and over
21.7%
 
UNIT LOAD, Fall 2017
Full Time (12+ credit hours)
22.0%
Part Time
69.8%
​Non Credit ​8.1%
 
EDUCATIONAL GOAL, Fall 2017
Occupational
15.0%
Transfer
50.1%
General Education
20.3%
Transitional
2.2%
Undecided
12.5%
 
STUDENT BACKGROUND
First Generation (Fall 2014 Student Survey)
49.4%
​Low Income (Fall 2014 Student Survey)
Poverty (Fall 2014 Student Survey) 
​68.0%
51.0%
​Employed (Fall 2014 Student Survey)
​52.2%
Food Insecure (Fall 2016 Survey)
Housing Insecure (Fall 2016 Survey)
Homeless (Fall 2016 Survey)
62.7%
55.0%
19.0%​
 
FEES, Fall 2018 (Cost per Unit)
Resident
$46
​Non-Resident ​$251
​International ​$251

For more detailed research and statistics about the Los Angeles Community College District and its students, please visit the Institutional Research web page (link opens a new browser window). ​​​​​​​​​​