East Los Angeles College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,196
2022 Average Net Price
$12,537
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.83%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
27,855
18.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29.6%
561 Graduates

About

East Los Angeles College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at East Los Angeles College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,671 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (31 degrees), and Child Care Provider (20 degrees).

In 2022, 6,587 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at East Los Angeles College. 67% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (5,064 degrees), 6.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (834 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at East Los Angeles College is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at East Los Angeles College is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,537.

In 2022, 66% of undergraduate students attending East Los Angeles College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,196
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at East Los Angeles College was $1,196. The cost of tuition at East Los Angeles College is $−6,916 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$12,537
2022 Value
4.23%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 East Los Angeles College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,537. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of East Los Angeles College grew by 4.23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at East Los Angeles College was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

66% of undergraduate students at East Los Angeles College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 40.4% with respect to 2021, when 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.83%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at East Los Angeles College was 6.83%, which represents 17 out of the 249 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

East Los Angeles College had a total enrollment of 27,855 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at East Los Angeles College is 5,098 students and the part-time enrollment is 22,757. This means that 18.3% of students enrolled at East Los Angeles College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at East Los Angeles College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.04% White, 7.56% Asian, 5.94% Black or African American, 0.869% Two or More Races, 0.165% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.151% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at East Los Angeles College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (47.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (35.4%) and Asian Male (4.65%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

18.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at East Los Angeles College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27,855 students. The full-time enrollment at East Los Angeles College is 5,098 and the part-time enrollment is 22,757. This means that 18.3% of students enrolled at East Los Angeles College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at East Los Angeles College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), East Los Angeles College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    18,900 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,240 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    2,106 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at East Los Angeles College is 67.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.04% White, 7.56% Asian, 5.94% Black or African American, 0.869% Two or More Races, 0.165% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.151% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,484 students (8.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,237 more women than men received degrees from East Los Angeles College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at East Los Angeles College is hispanic or latino (5,064 degrees awarded). There were 6.07 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (834 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at East Los Angeles College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,671 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (31 degrees) and Child Care Provider (20 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at East Los Angeles College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (1,254 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (325 degrees), and Protective Services (750 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at East Los Angeles College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (359,324 people), Other managers (309,873 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (252,201 people), Police officers (174,317 people), and Chief executives & legislators (131,261 people).

The most specialized majors at East Los Angeles College in 2022 are Social Sciences (1,254 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (325 degrees), Protective Services (750 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,888 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (368 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at East Los Angeles College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at East Los Angeles College are Social Sciences (1,254 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (325 degrees), Protective Services (750 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,888 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (368 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at East Los Angeles College are Elementary & secondary schools (567,419 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (488,513 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (309,515 people), Legal services (303,960 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (251,425 people).

The most specialized majors at East Los Angeles College are Social Sciences (1,254 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (325 degrees), Protective Services (750 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,888 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (368 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by East Los Angeles College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,009 degrees awarded
  2. 368 degrees awarded
  3. 322 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at East Los Angeles College was General Social Sciences with 1,009 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,175
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,412
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,175 degrees were awarded to men at East Los Angeles College, which is 0.493 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,412).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 525 degrees were awarded to men at East Los Angeles College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.452 times less than the 1161 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1161 degrees were awarded to men at East Los Angeles College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.21 times more than the 525 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from East Los Angeles College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at East Los Angeles College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 14.6% of graduates (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,064 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    834 degrees awarded
  3. White
    165 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at East Los Angeles College is hispanic or latino (5,064 degrees awarded). There were 6.07 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (834 degrees).

3.14% of degree recipients (207 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    3,535 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1,529 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    527 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at East Los Angeles College is hispanic or latino female (3,535 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (1529 degrees).

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Operations

East Los Angeles College employs 294 Instructors. Most academics at East Los Angeles College are Female Instructor (163), and Male Instructor (131).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at East Los Angeles College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 173 employees, Service, with 104 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $44.3M - Federal
  2. $41.8M - State
  3. $13.6M - Local

As of 2022, East Los Angeles College received $44.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $41.8M from state grants and contracts, and $13.6M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$100M
2022 Salaries
2.09%
growth from 2021

In 2022, East Los Angeles College paid a median of $100M in salaries, a 2.09% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.1M
Instructional Salaries
294
Number of Employees

In 2022, East Los Angeles College paid a total of $35.1M to 294 employees working as instructors, which represents 35% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
294 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
173 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at East Los Angeles College was Instructor with 294 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at East Los Angeles College were Office and Administrative Support with 173 employees, Service with 104 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at East Los Angeles College was Female Instructor with 163 employees, and Male Instructor with 131 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at East Los Angeles College.

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