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  1. Professors
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B-
El Camino - Compton is a public college located in Compton, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,746 undergraduate students. The El Camino - Compton acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, HVAC and Refrigeration Engineering Technician, and Child Care Provider. Graduating 18% of students, El Camino - Compton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,300.
About El Camino College - Compton Center...
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$9,841/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,661/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,475/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,957/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,479/ year
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.37 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.33 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.33 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,746Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
11%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
18%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%

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El Camino College - Compton Center Reviews

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A campus in a convenient area that boasts a diverse student body with a student population from Compton, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Carson, Gardena and so on. There are some fantastic professors here and some great counselors that will happy to help you stay on track and move on to get a certificate, graduate and/or transfer to a four year university as I did. This campus has a brand new library and several opportunities for students to move up in the world and be exposed to new and better things!
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When I first heard about Compton college I was worried I wouldn't receive a good education just because of the name. However, this school has subscribed all my expectations and has me set to transfer next year. The first year experience program here is better than the other community college's programs, and every professor I've had really cares about their students. The campus itself is dated in the main wings but they will be updated within a few years. Since the campus is smaller than others, there is a lack of spaces and I've found that there will only be one professor available for one subject. This makes it hard to find classes that don't conflict with your schedule. Overall I'd recommend this school to anybody looking for a school who's professors and staff care for your success, and for those looking to get away from over crowded campuses.
Compton Center is a great campus! Because the name and location where it is from, people automatically think otherwise. This campus has the most attentive, hardworking, helpful professors. They are willing to go to great measures for their students. They want them to succeed and transfer and do bigger better things. Compton college center is a great college!