Los Angeles Southwest College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1600 West Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, CA 90047-4899
(323) 241-5321

Contact: Deborah Odom
Admissions and Records Supervisor

Main Address

1600 West Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, CA 90047-4899
(323) 241-5225



Total undergrads: 8,642
Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,589


Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Limited admission to nursing and allied health programs.

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fashion Design A
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A
Molecular Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Insurance/Risk Management A
Management Information Systems A
Office Clerical Services A
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Advertising A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Science A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Foreign Language Teacher Education A
Mathematics Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Respiratory Therapy A

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Psychology – General A

Social Sciences
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do 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.

Los Angeles Southwest College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (323) 241-5225
Website: www.lasc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.laccd.edu/Students/opencccapply/applylasc/Pages/default.aspx
Address: 1600 W. Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, CA 90047-4899
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,409
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,003 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,220
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,110
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,528

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

Los Angeles Southwest College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Los Angeles Southwest College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 76
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 33
Education 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 21
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 14
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 2134

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Los Angeles Southwest 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 $1,220
Out-of-state $8,110
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 74 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 74 80% $5,528
Student loan aid 2 2% $6,062

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,716 66% $3,113
Federal student loans 128 2% $8,141

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Los Angeles Southwest 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 Los Angeles Southwest 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

Los Angeles Southwest College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,409
Undergraduate enrollment 6,409
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

Los Angeles Southwest 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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