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Study at Los Medanos College

Los Medanos College is a two-year community college located in Pittsburg in Contra Costa County, California. It was founded in the year 1974. The college has an extension in Brentwood. The name of LMC means "the dunes" in Spanish and refers to the numerous sand dunes in eastern Contra Costa County. LMC is a publicly supported two-year community college in the Contra Costa Community College District. The college enrolls more than 14, 000 students every year. The college offers several programs and degrees in various fields of study. Los Medanos College is a regional police academy for Contra Costa County.

Profile of Los Medanos CollegeLos Medanos College is located in a medium-sized suburb, in Pittsburg, California. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Los Medanos College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors. Students at Los Medanos College often study mathematics, music, and liberal arts.

Los Medanos College Selectivity

The school maintains an open-admission policy.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

Los Medanos College offers classes to 8, 360 students (4, 564 full-time equivalent).

Los Medanos College Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at the school.

Los Medanos College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts155liberal arts and sciences, sociology, anthropology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine43registered nursing, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Mechanics and Repair12automobile mechanics, appliance repair, electrical installation and repair, industrial electronics tech
office and Administration8administrative assistant, office management
Therapy and Counselling7psychology
Music6music management, music
Family and Social Work6child development
Science4biology, chemistry
Art Studies3art studies
Business and Management3accounting, retail, small business management, business management
Production Trades2welding
Engineering Technician2mechanical engineering tech
Design1graphic design
Hospitality0travel services
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Computer Science and Engineering0web design, information technology
Medical administration0medical secretary
Education and Teaching0early childhood special ed
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Contact: Los Medanos CollegeLos Medanos College

2700 East Leland Road

Pittsburg, California 94565

General Phone: (925) 439-2181


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