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  1. Professors
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    A-
LA City is a public college located in Los Angeles, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,999 undergraduate students. The LA City acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Child Care Provider, and Recording Arts Technician. Graduating 23% of students, LA City alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $20,300.
About Los Angeles City College...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
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Cost

Net Price
$7,360/ 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
    $5,870/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,526/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,804/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,348/ year
  • $110k+
    $7,175/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.98 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.89 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.89 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,999Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
53%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
23%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
69%
National
83%

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Los Angeles City College Reviews

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You're stalked by people on drugs walking the streets. The Sheriffs can be distracted on their cell phones. Most of the instructors care for their students but office hours can be challenging especially given the high traffic area that this college is located. Public transportation when riding solo is risky because of the massive homeless and gang problem in Los Angeles, especially if you take evening classes. You best eat before coming to the campus. You're surrounded by fast food from places such as Jack in the Box and Big Mama's Pizza. Good luck with ludicrous rents in LA/Koreatown.

Aside from the cons, you'll want a parking pass and tuition is pretty cheap for state residents. Reference RateMyProfessors and fellow academics if you want to survive. Diversity is plenty but beware, most people don't like to assimilate into the culture and won't speak a word of English. Awesome Astronomy club!
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The Costume Certificate Program is great. The Professors are all very experienced in the field and provide a lot of useful information including how to find jobs after graduation. The Professors are very approachable and always willing to help students.

There are no dorms, but there is a train station right next to the college and numerous bus stops very close to campus. There is no cafeteria, but there food trucks, snack machines, and a small store on campus. There are also a number of restaurants just off campus.

The area around campus is not great. I have not encountered any problems, but would recommend taking a lyft when leaving campus after dark. For individuals who have a car, there is a parking deck.
That campus is very behind in terms of incorporating more LGBT related events on campus, and incorporating gender neutral bathrooms. The teachers have not yet been trained in understanding students preferred names, pronouns, or gender neutral language. The administration has not shown any active support towards LGBT students on campus. There are only specific teachers on campus that helped to make the experience better as well as programs and clubs available on campus.