El Camino College – Compton Center

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School Information

Phone Number: (310) 900-1600
Website: www.compton.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.compton.edu/apply/
Address: 1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, CA 90221-5393
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,760
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,234 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,142
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,942
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,318

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Compton College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Compton College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 76
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Construction Trades 11
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 32
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 23
Health Professions and Related Programs 14
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 42
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 42
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Precision Production 42
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 23
Grand total 4057

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Compton College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,142
Out-of-state $5,942
Books and supplies $1,971

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 287 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 287 90% $4,318
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,622 66% $2,469
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Compton College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Compton College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Compton College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,760
Undergraduate enrollment 5,760
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Compton College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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