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Study at Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles City College is a public community college located in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. The college offers university transferable courses and career training courses in various fields of study. LACC is the flagship of the Los Angeles Community College District, which comprises more than 8 separate college campuses. The college offers several facilities to its students which include more than a dozen multistoried classroom buildings, a well stocked library, computer labs, fitness centres, a theatre and TV/ film studios. Some of the graduates of LACC have gone on to become famous. They include Bob Arbogast, radio personality and voice actor; Billy Barty, actor and founder of Little People of America; Charles Bukowski, poet and author; and James Coburn, actor.

Profile of Los Angeles City CollegeThe main campus of Los Angeles City College is in Los Angeles, California (a large city). The school is a public school. Los Angeles City College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to music, photography and commercial art, and family and social work.

Los Angeles City College Selectivity

Los Angeles City College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Los Angeles City College are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 17, 204 enrolled students. Los Angeles City College has a larger minority student population than most schools. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school.

Los Angeles City College Tuition and AffordabilityLos Angeles City College offers comparatively low-priced tuition.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"As a comprehensive community college, Los Angeles City College offers programs, coursework, support, and guidance to develop a community of learners, both near and far, with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for optimal growth and action in their personal and professional lives. As its primary mission, Los Angeles City College offers post-secondary lower division arts and sciences and vocational courses enabling students to complete: Certificate and Associate Degree programs leading directly to direct entrance into the workforce A curriculum designed in preparation for transfer to a four-year institution. The College affirms the essential role of remedial and basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language, and support services that are intrinsic to student success at the post-secondary level. The College recognizes its responsibility to provide general education and occupational retraining activities to the community at large. The College advances state, region, and local economic growth and global competitiveness through education, training and services that contribute to workforce improvement. The College commits to providing educational and cultural activities that contribute to the general well-being of the community it serves. "

Los Angeles City College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts358liberal arts and sciences, Spanish language, English, Chinese language, humanities, Italian language, German language, Japanese language, . . .
Family and Social Work298child development, human services, foodservice management
Business and Management58business, accounting, business management, small business management, sales and marketing, electronic commerce, retail, banking
Photography and Commercial Art56cinematography, film studies, commercial photography
Security and Law Enforcement45criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, forensic science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology23radiographer, dental lab tech
Law21legal assistant, legal secretary, legal studies
Media19radio and television, digital communications, journalism, advertising
Music17music, music management
Art Studies15art studies
office and Administration13administrative assistant, office management, data entry
Computer Science and Engineering12information technology, computer science, system administration, web design, webmastering, database administration, computer programming, computer networking
Therapy and Counselling6substance abuse Counselling
Design6graphic design
Medical administration5medical secretary
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate
Science3chemistry, physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3dietetic technician
Mechanics and Repair2electrical installation and repair, computer repair
Drama and Performing Arts2theatre design, drama
Education and Teaching0early childhood special ed
Engineering Technician0engineering technology, biomedical tech
Architecture and Planning0architectural tech
Medicine0medical preparatory
Contact: Los Angeles City CollegeLos Angeles City College

855 N Vermont Ave

Los Angeles, California 90029

General Phone: (323) 953-4000


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