College Profile: El Camino College-Compton Center

 
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El Camino College is a two-year public community college located in the city of Torrance in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is commonly referred to as "El Co" or "ECC". It consists of 37 buildings spanning an area of roughly 26 acres (105,000 m²). The El Camino Community College District was officially established as of July 1, 1947. Today the college serves nearly 25,000 students of a diverse background within the El Camino Community College District, including the cities of El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Lennox, Gardena and Inglewood. El Camino College offers nearly 2,500 different classes offered in some 850 different programs, including vocational, undergraduate, and honors courses, many available in online and televised formats for distance education. El Camino is known for its large program in English as a Second Language (ESL) which emphasizes a strong academic approach to prepare students for college-level work in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Students who have maintained continuous attendance may choose to graduate under the catalog requirements in effect at the time they graduate from El Camino College can either choose an Associate of Arts GE Degree or an Associate of Science GE Degree. El Camino's forensics program has won awards on a national level for a number of years, often beating 4-year universities such as Notre Dame and UCLA. In addition to traditional undergraduate education, El Camino offers a variety of faculty organized and campus cooperation study abroad programs. In recent years students have traveled to locations such as Vienna, Austria; Oxford, England; Sydney, Australia; Paris, France; and Shanghai, China. Students receive full class credit for classes taken abroad, as arranged with college administrators. El Camino College is a popular choice for students to complete lower-division college requirements for often crowded universities. It is one of the leading transfer institutions in Southern California, offering transfer agreements with most four-year universities including UCLA, California State University, Long Beach, San Diego State University, Chapman University, and Pomona College. El Camino College also offers over 80 acclaimed career programs, including Fashion, Journalism, Computer Information Systems, Fire and Emergency Technology, Automotive Systems, and Cosmetology.
 
1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA
90221-5393
310-900-1600 (general)
3109001-600-2935 (financial aid)
3109001-600-2050 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

El Camino College-Compton Center Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
8,917 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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