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East Los Angeles College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about East Los Angeles College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is East Los Angeles College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

East Los Angeles College was awarded 22 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

East Los Angeles College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Los Angeles College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into East Los Angeles College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about East Los Angeles College admissions.

East Los Angeles College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at East Los Angeles College is 30 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Los Angeles College is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at East Los Angeles College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like East Los Angeles College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at East Los Angeles College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 36,885 undergraduates at East Los Angeles College with 6,813 being full-time and 30,072 being part-time.

East Los Angeles College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for East Los Angeles College is 30.12 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  30.12 out of 100
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How Much Does East Los Angeles College Cost?

The overall average net price of East Los Angeles College is $8,748. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of East Los Angeles College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At East Los Angeles College, approximately 0% of students took out student loans averaging $3,526 a year. That adds up to $14,104 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Los Angeles College is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do East Los Angeles College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from East Los Angeles College make around $31,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 21% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at East Los Angeles College make the most money.

Location of East Los Angeles College

East Los Angeles College is a public institution situated in Monterey Park, California. Monterey Park is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of East Los Angeles College

Contact details for East Los Angeles College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6099
Phone: 323-265-8650

East Los Angeles College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at East Los Angeles College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at East Los Angeles College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 5,816 students took at least one online class at East Los Angeles College. This is an increase from the 5,181 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 5,816 2,116
2016-2017 5,181 2,170
2015-2016 3,246 1,083
2014-2015 2,860 911
2013-2014 2,972 959

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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