Colleges in Los Angeles

Colleges in Los Angeles

Los Angeles  is the most populous city in the state of California and the second most populous in the country. Officially the City of Los Angeles but more commonly referred to as LA, is in the southern region of the state and boasts a Mediterranean climate, which may be why there are more than 30 colleges and universities within the city limits, and even more in the Greater Los Angeles area.

There are three public universities in the city, two California State University campuses in LA and Northridge, as well as the University of California, Los Angeles, which is better known as UCLA, or the most-applied-to university in the US. Other notable schools in LA include Loyola Marymount University, the LA campus for Antioch University, Occidental College, and Woodbury College. There are also nine campuses in the LA Community College district, which include a Trade-Technical College. In the Greater Los Angeles region is the California Institute of Technology, better known as CalTech, the most selective liberal arts institution in the US.

With nicknames like “The Entertainment Capital of the World” and “La La Land,” as well as production studios for big-name networks including ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC, and both Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox calling LA home, it’s fitting that there are several private institutions in LA reinforcing that Hollywood sign. The City of Angels hosts the American Film Institute Conservatory, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (LA campus), the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, the Los Angeles Film School, and the Otis College of Art and Design. There’s also the USC School of Cinematic Arts, the oldest film school in the US.

On top of having the most congested freeways, LA also has some of the busiest public transportation lines, as well as the second-busiest airport, the Los Angeles International Airport, or, colloquially, LAX. The city is accessible via Amtrak, as well.

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The University of California in Los Angeles, better known as UCLA, is one of 10 campuses in the UC system. With 109 academic departments and more than 125 majors offered, as well as an average of one billion dollars funded for research every year and...

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The amount of knowledge you will gain during your first year at UCLA will be more valuable than any previous experiences. First, there is the academic aspect. Essentially, the material being taught in college is the same for any school, so self...

” – Joanna from Carson City, NV

The University of Southern California is a high-research institution located in Los Angeles, California, where it’s been educating students since 1880. The university is comprised of two campuses, the main University Park and the Health Sciences...

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University of Southern California is among the top universities in the country, and keeps getting better. The professors at the university are all at the top of their fields, and the extensive alumni list proves that the connections that you make...

” – Thomas from Houston, TX

With a campus overlooking Malibu Bluffs and the Pacific Ocean, Pepperdine University is a 4-year Christian institution in Malibu affiliated with the Churches of Christ. Pepperdine is home to colleges of Business, Law, Arts & Sciences, Public Policy...

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definitely an expensive school! but they're pretty good about financial aid and it's well worth it.

” – Rachael from Spokane, WA

California State University-Fullerton is a 4-year public research institution in Orange County and a campus of the Cal State system. Cal State Fullerton has the largest student body out of any California State University school and has been...

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The classes at Cal State University, Fullerton are fairly easy. I had expected college to be a lot more difficult, but CSUF has proved otherwise. Although the classes are not difficult, they have allowed me to grow intellectually. The professors...

” – Janet

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona is a public university in southern California and one of two polytechnic institutions in the Cal State system. Cal Poly Pomona is home to nine colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees. In...

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CPP's staff is unmatched in many ways. Being an architecture major, I've met some of the best in the field and have been taught by professors who have been in the business a long time. Some classes can be frustrating if you have a teacher who doesn't...

” – Beau from Napa, CA

Chapman University is a private, liberal arts institution in Orange, California, that offers 110 areas of study through 11 schools and colleges. Chapman is also home to several independent research centers, as well as creative research centers...

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Chapman University is an up-and-coming school, as seen through not only the expansion of campus facilities but the growth in student resources. Chapman will continue to grow for the simple reason that people with not just higher SAT scores but higher...

” – theCollegeKid

Formed by a merger between Marymount College and Loyola University, Loyola Marymount University is a private school affiliated with the Jesuit religion and one of the largest Roman Catholic universities on the West Coast. Spread across 142 acres in...

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The professors are all very down to earth. Professors here understand what information and knowledge is needed in the real world and wont try to fill your head up with unnecessary jargon.

” – Maribel from Los Angeles, CA

Founded in Los Angeles in 1887, Occidental College is a 4-year private liberal arts college in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the most creative cities in the world. As one of the oldest institutions on the West Coast, Oxy offers more than 40 majors...

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The professors here really care about their students and offer as much help as they can. Doors are almost always open, and since each student receives an advisor, the relationship between professor and student is on a more equal level than most...

” – Zoë from Simi Valley, CA

California State University-Long Beach is a public institution and the most applied-to campus in the 23 campus CSU system. The university is home to eight schools, with a majority of students attending the College of Business and the College of...

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I had a great orientation group my freshman year which taught me all the ins and outs of this place. The teachers here seem to have a real passion for their subject area. They're always available during their office hours and attempt to make their...

” – K. Lamb from Huntington Beach, CA

Founded as the first west coast Bible college, Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian institution in southern California based on the Wesleyan holiness tradition. APU is home to 10 academic schools and colleges and the Azusa Pacific...

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The courses at APU are amazing classes that stretch your intellect. I've learned so much over the course of the past year because my professors are wonderful people who know what they're teaching and are there for their students. APU is a Christian...

” – Audrey from Azusa, CA

Founded in 1908, Biola University is an Evangelical Christian University in the Los Angeles metro area with a focus on Bible-centered education. Biola offers over 150 academic majors and programs and every student is required to complete 30 credits...

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I have learned more during my Freshman year at Biola than I did any other year of high school. Not only have I been challenged in my Bible, General Education, and Intercultural Studies classes, but I have learned how a college student needs to...

” – Christine

The California Institute of Technology is a 4-year private science and engineering university in Pasadena. Caltech confers undergraduate degrees in 28 scientific fields of study. In addition to classroom space, Caltech is home to several research...

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You will learn more than you thought was possible. Sometimes it will seem impossible. It isn't.

” – Kimberly from Bloomington, IL

Whittier College is a private, hispanic-serving institution is located in Whittier, CA, with a mission to "prepare students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society." The liberal arts curriculum framework is centered around the...

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Whittier is a small private school in the eclectic town of Whittier near Los Angeles, California. The classroom sizes are small, within the range of one teacher per 25 students. thus, there is a lot of one-on-one time with your professors. Also, this...

” – Ashley from CA

California State University-Northridge is a public university in Los Angeles and one of the largest single-campus universities in the nation. CSU Northridge encompasses nine colleges and schools conferring 68 bachelor’s degrees. Additionally, CSUN...

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The activities and parties are a lot of fun to participate in and the people are really fun to hang out with.

” – Kirk from Northridge, CA

Founded in 1891, the University of La Verne is a private school in the greater Los Angeles area affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. La Verne encompasses colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Law awarding undergrad degrees in...

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The professors at ULV are amazing and so knowledgeable. All of my professors have been really approachable and helpful. They really want you to succeed in your academics.

” – Korynn from LA Puente, CA

With campus a short distance from the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica College is a 2-year community college in the greater Los Angeles area. SMC grants associate degrees and certificates in more than 80 academic fields of study. In addition, Santa Monica...

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Every school has its pros and cons, especially when it comes to the faculty. Fortunately most of the professors at SMC are top notch, many have taught and still teach at great schools such as UCLA. I recently took a business course and it put me at...

” – Amanda from Los Angeles, CA

Founded in 1913, Fullerton College is a 2-year community college in Orange County and the oldest community college in California. Fullerton awards associate degrees in 122 areas of study and is also home to over 100 certificate-granting programs. For...

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I've been here since Summer 2009, and all I can say about this college is that I love it. I've taken art/dance history classes, business classes, music, oceanography classes and so much more! This college offers so many wonderful classes but most...

” – Anonymous from Fullerton, CA

Long Beach City College is a 2-year community college in the greater Los Angeles area. LBCC consists of two locations: The Liberal Arts Campus and the Pacific Coast Campus. A member of the California Community Colleges, LBCC is home to 11 academic...

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I was planning on going straight to a four year university right after graduating from high school but life had its way (this time) and I, not to happily, applied to go to LBCC. Now a student I can honestly say this school turned my frown upside down...

” – Vanessa from Long Beach, CA

Mount Saint Mary’s University is a women's college located in Los Angeles, California. This Catholic, 4-year institution's campus is nestled high in the Santa Monica Mountains and offers more than 30 majors and concentrations. MSMU puts particular...

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The teachers really get to know the students and there is a lot of individual, personalized attention given to the students. There is a lot of help provided to everyone either with the teacher, students or in the Learning Resource Center where there...

” – Lucia from Los Angeles, CA

Pasadena City College is a 2-year community college based in Pasadena, California. It operates four satellite campuses, the Northwest campus, Rosemead campus, Foothill campus, and a Child Development Center. PCC has an open admissions policy and a...

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After I graduated from High School I knew that going to a community college was my only option. A lot of people told me that it would be High School all over again, and I believed them that were until I finished my first year of college and started...

” – Jeffrey from Arcadia, CA

The California Institute of the Arts is a private university that offers degree programs in visual and performing arts. CalArts offers degrees in more than 70 degree-granting programs in Art, Music, Dance, Theater, and Film, with all undergraduate...

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Really awesome if you know what you want. This university is all about the business, you don't want to muck around waiting for someone to tell you what you're going to do.

” – Marvin from Norwalk, CA

Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is a 2-year community college in the greater Los Angeles area and one of the five largest community colleges in LA County. Cerritos is home to 87 associate degree and certificate-granting programs in over 180...

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Cerritos is a great place to start off if you dont really know where you want to go or what you want to do for your future. The professors are nice and help you as much as they can, they want you to learn and will not make you feel dumb. They treat...

” – Gloria from Maywood, CA

Otis College of Art and Design is a private school of fine arts and fashion design in Los Angeles. Otis grants bachelor’s degrees in seven art & design-centered majors such as Digital Media, Fashion Design, and Architecture. Additionally, all first...

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OTIS is an amazing place, I went to a few other schools before settling down here and I learned more in the first weeks at OTIS than I did in and entire year at some other schools.

” – Nicole from Los Angeles, CA

California State University-Los Angeles is a 4-year public university and part of the CSU System. Cal State LA is home to seven colleges granting undergraduate degrees in 57 academic majors. A federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, Cal...

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I am learning a lot. Many of teachers are helpful and enjoy having students take advantage of their office hours.

” – Ivette from Los Angeles, CA

Cypress College is a public two-year institution offering professional certifications and associate degrees. It is based in Cypress, California and is part of the California Community College System. Cypress College has an open admissions policy...

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the teachers here are reallly into the materials they teach and its easier to learn when your teacher is excited and motivates you.

” – Julieta from Lakewood, CA

Santa Ana College is a public, two-year institution established in the state of California. Along with the main campus, the college also maintains a number of education centers for students to attend, which offer courses in ESL, law enforcement, fire...

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Santa Ana is one of the best colleges Academic wise.It has been ranked one of the State leaders to transfer studens:therefore, it helps students to find their career and leads them to a successful life.

” – Mirna from Anaheim, CA

Founded in 1915, Citrus College is the oldest community college in California. The 2-year institution serves the counties of Charter Oak, Claremont, Duarte, Monrovia, and Azusa. Citrus college confers associate degree, certifications of achievement...

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Citrus College is a great college. There are many great students and teachers. The campus is really big and beautiful.

” – Lesly from Hesperia, CA

Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is a 4-year institution located in Los Angeles, CA. Offering 26 fully-accredited professional and liberal arts undergraduate and graduate majors, classes average 15 students and the institution maintains a student...

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i could not be happier coming here; i have never learned more in such a short period of time. the people who come here are amazing, the teachers are even better, and the work i'm producing is so different than my stuff i was working on a year ago...

” – Haley from Burbank, CA

California State University-Dominguez Hills is a 4-year public university in the greater Los Angeles area and part of the Cal State system. CSUDH hosts six colleges granting undergraduate degrees in over 40 academic majors. A diverse institution...

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I am learning many different things at Dominguez. My first year here has really built a great foundation for the rest of my scholastic career. From easy tips to taking notes and easy study tips.

” – Current Business student

Marymount California University is a private graduate-level Catholic institution with a variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences. The university also offers a BA-MBA program, in which students can earn both a bachelor’s degree and a MBA in...

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Marymount College is ideal for those who don't want to get lost in the University/Larger Colleges. I have found that the smaller classrooms allow me to feel more comfortable in seeking further help from my teachers. Their study hall, as been a...

” – Megn from Big Bear City, CA

ArtCenter College of Design is a conservatory of visual arts and design principles in the greater Los Angeles area. ArtCenter confers undergrad degrees in 11 artistic fields of study including Entertainment Design, Fine Art, and Film. To display...

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Art Center has provided me with not only the skills to excell in my profession, but more of a life lesson. Our school takes pride in simulating the real world. Currently working professionals to state of the art equipment, this is the place to not...

” – Daniel from La Crescenta, CA

Golden West College is a public, 2-year institution established in Huntington Beach, California. The campus features a variety of attractions for students and visitors, such as the GWC Art Gallery, the California Native Garden, and the GWC Theater...

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i would like to get any kind of financial scholarships possible.

” – Aubrey from Westminster, CA

Los Angeles City College is a public two-year community college. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the Los Angeles Community College District. LACC offers 2-year associate degree programs and transferable courses. Favored areas of...

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Great motivational teachers. You get more one on one teacher time to ask more questions. Excellent tutoring programs, which you should definitely take advantage of.

” – Dulce from Los Angeles, CA

East Los Angeles College is a public, 2-year institution established in Monterey Park, California. The main campus, along with the satellite location in South Gate, serves 14 communities throughout its regional area. ELAC utilizes the Guided Pathways...

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East Los Angeles College has been a great school for me. I was going to Cerritos after high school but it was so packed, so I did not want to wait another semester, so I decided to register at Elac. Although there are no waiting lists at ELAC the...

” – Sheyla

Founded in 1928, Hope International University is a Christian university in Orange County affiliated with non-denominational churches of Christ. HIU is home to the Pacific Christian College of Ministry & Biblical Studies as well as four other...

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I had the ability to sit in on quite a few classes and from Music Theory to John and the Apostles and I had already learned a lot. The teacher to student ratio is small, so you can from close relationships with teachers.

” – Tabitha from Downey, CA

Western University of Health Sciences is a private, graduate institution established in Pomona, California, which is also home to the WesternU Patient Care Center and the Pet Health Center. Along with the main campus, the school also maintains an...

Columbia College Hollywood is a liberal arts college of film and media studies in Los Angeles. Columbia College Hollywood confers bachelor’s degrees in Cinema, Visual Effects, and Graphic Design as well as an associate degree in Cinema. To provide an...

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Columbia College Hollywood is very up to date and current with the classes they offer here. It is an excellent institution with manageable class sizes and one-on-one tutoring available. It features industry professionals and utilizes its proximity to...

” – Jonathan from Van Nuys, CA

Rio Hondo College is a public, 2-year institution located in Whittier, California. Along with the main campus, RHC also maintains satellite centers in El Monte, South Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, and Pico Rivera. The college offers a wide variety of...

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The college is very student oriented and offers tons of classes not only on campus but online and at several other sites to expand to all students.

” – Martin from El Monte, CA

Mt. San Antonio College is a 2-year community college in Walnut, California. Mt. SAC provides associate degrees, job training certificates, adult education, and youth summer programs. The school houses a working farm, wildlife sanctuary, and a...

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Mt. San Antonio College attracts students from all over Southern California. This college offers numerous programs, contains excellent departments, and provides incredible student and academic services.

Mt. Sac offers the Special Admittance...

” – Jillian from Chino Hills, CA

Los Angeles Valley College is a public, 2-year institution located in Valley Glen, California. The college offers studies in a wide variety of subjects, with many of its available classes participating in the Zero Textbook Cost program, which is a...

West Los Angeles College is a 2-year institution featuring nearly 1000 classes in 12 academic departments. In addition to its 41 associate degrees, West LA offers a bachelor’s degree program in Dental Hygiene and is one of just two community colleges...

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A fantastic option for transfer students or those looking to get an AA/AS degree. It's not too difficult to get into classes, and they aren't excessively full. A practically brand new campus with amazing resources makes me proud to attend WLAC.

” – Daniella from Los Angeles, CA

Coastline Community College is a 2-year institution with three neighborhood campuses in Orange County, California. Coastline is home to 25 degree and certificate-granting academic programs including a Gerontology Program. The college’s Acquired Brain...

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i love it there. It's really nice and it feels the comfortable. I like how it's a small school.

” – Crystal from Anaheim, CA

Established in the wake of the Watts Riots to provide educational opportunities for an underserved community, Los Angeles Southwest College is a 2-year community college offering degrees in 10 academic departments. Over 50 percent of LASC students...

Los Angeles Pierce College is a 2-year community college. It is a branch of the Los Angeles Community Colleges and, as a result, enjoys transfer agreements with many California universities. The school provides associate’s degrees and Certificates of...

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Pierce College deserves a rating of eight out of ten because the college itself does a fantastic job preparing their students for success. It encourages students of all ethnic backgrounds, regardless of their financial status to have the opportunity...

” – Student

Los Angeles Mission College is a 2-year community college serving LA’s San Fernando Valley area and home to 75 academic departments including subjects familiar to Angelenos such as cinema and oceanography. In addition to its weekly course offerings...

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They have some really great professors here; I have had some wonderful classes. Also their honors program is great.

” – Sydney from Lake View Terrace, CA

Los Angeles Harbor College is a public, 2-year institution established in Wilmington, California. LAHC academics feature the Harbor Advantage program, which is divided into two years (the Harbor Promise year and the Harbor Success year) and provides...

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I learned as much as I could depending on how well the teachers and books presented the material. The classroom environment is relaxed so there's no pressure for deadlines and stuff like that.

” – LISETTE from San Pedro, CA

With campus located in a former freight depot, Southern California Institute of Architecture is a not-for-profit institution of architectural innovation in the urban arts district of Los Angeles. One of the only independent architecture schools in...

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You will work late hours. You will be swamped with assignments and projects. You either learn to pick up the pace or drop trying. You'll look back years later and experience brain seizures at the thought of how quickly you've learned to do the things...

” – bij

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is a private, non-profit university located in Los Angeles, CA. CDU is a designated minority-serving institution, a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and University, and a...

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Beautiful surroundings, azaming staff/ faculty, great environment. The students and professor's are wonderful, nice easy going, friendly. The unviersity is really focusing on your education, small number of students in the class so it is easy to get...

” – Mary from Los Angeles, CA

Southern California University of Health Sciences is a private, medical education institution established in Whittier, California. The college features hands-on learning in the form of clinical training and opportunities for residency. Students can...

With two campuses in the greater Los Angeles area, American Jewish University is a graduate-level institution dedicated to researching and incorporating the history and culture of Judaism into modern day life. Degree programs at AJU are divided among...

Los Angeles Trade Technical College was founded in 1925 as the Frank Wiggins Trade School. LA Trade-Tech is a part of the Los Angeles Community College district and is the oldest of the nine colleges. The college focuses on career certificates and...

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LATTC is a great school for those who are serious about obtaining an education. I have come a long way and I would recommend is college to all my family and friends.

” – Latrice from Los Angeles, CA

Life Pacific College is a private institution affiliated with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. The school is located in San Dimas, California, and offers both associate and bachelor’s degree programs. Favored fields of study include...

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I love LPC (Life Pacific College). It is filled with tremendous accountability, encouragement, and motivation to succeed in not only academics, but in our relationship with Christ. As cliché as it sounds, we are properly being prepared for a...

” – Mary from Fresno, CA

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles opened in 1974, a sister campus to the original New York one founded in 1884. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts teaches the process and preparation of acting as a craft through “an immersive...

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Yes. I will learn a whole lot about theatre arts and acting.

” – Jessica from Irvine, CA

Glendale Community College is a public, 2-year institution established on a 100-acre campus in southern California, with three satellite centers throughout the region. GCC offers over 80 associate degree and certificate programs, many of which are...

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Glendale Community College is one of the oldest, yet popular community college for locals living in Glendale, La Crescenta, La Canada, Burbank as well as for international students. They offer many courses depending on the major you plan to pursue or...

” – The Wise Student

With a campus featuring the art deco landmark Bullocks Wilshire Building, Southwestern Law School is a legal institution in Los Angeles. In addition to its full-time day and part-time evening JD programs, Southwestern is the only law school in the...

El Camino College is a 2-year community college in the South Bay district of Los Angeles. El Camino offers transfer agreements with a number of 4-year colleges and universities and ranks second among all southern California community colleges in...

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Most teachers here do a great job at teaching their subjects with the exception of a few of them. They have a great class selection to choose from so there's always something new to learn each semester.

” – Chain from L.A. County

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy is a performing arts conservatory with a Los Angeles campus in the heart of Hollywood. The LA-based campus offers Professional Conservatory and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Music Theatre, Dance Theatre...

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The Training at this institution is incredibly educating. The instructors are industry professionals who have known this business for years. At AMDA you get the foundation you need as an artist to succeed in the industry. The coursework is very...

” – Simeon from Rock Hill, SC

Formerly part of El Camino College, Compton College is a 2-year institution in the Los Angeles area. Academic programs at Compton are divided into three divisions: Health, Natural Sciences, and Human Services, Arts & Social Sciences, and Humanities &...

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Compton Center is a place you can really learn because the professors go every single objective and if you can understand they can really help you or if not there is a building just for students who need extra help in any subject. Yes, I am learning...

” – Salvador from Compton, CA

Established in 1969, the American Film Institute Conservatory is a private institution located in Los Angeles, California, in the hills overlooking Hollywood. AFI Conservatory’s 8-acre campus provides students with nearby access to the city’s many...

From its campuses in Pasadena and San José, Pacific Oaks College is a progressive higher education institution training students to be advocates for social justice. All Pacific Oaks courses are centered around breaking down the barriers between...

Established in 1976, Bethesda University is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Anaheim, California. All undergraduate students are required to participate in extracurricular ministry, as well as to attend a weekly chapel event...

Founded by the leader of one of the largest Buddhist organizations on the planet, the University of the West is a liberal arts college that blends western-style education with Buddhist wisdom. UWest offers four undergraduate programs in Liberal Arts...

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Everyone is very helpful and welcoming. Culture diversity is valued and honored. Excellent parking, variety of clubs, reasonable tuition fees, classroom population is small, and they have well-qualified professors.

” – MARIA from LOS ANGELES, CA

Antioch University in Los Angeles is a liberal arts college with a focus on social justice and community involvement. AULA confers bachelor’s degrees in 12 fields of study and features nine online degree programs for its enrolled population, which...

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This University takes pride in helping students push themselves in all areas of education and public service. The internships opportunities are fantastic and the faculty very supportive. If your looking for a University were one could skate by this...

” – Dar from Playa Vista, CA

The Master’s University is a conservative, Christian, liberal arts university located in Santa Clarita, CA. The tree-filled, 95-acre campus offers 14 undergraduate majors and 4 graduate degrees, as well as teaching credentials and dual-enrollment...

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The Master's College has already taught me so much and I have not started my semester. Their teachings have reached me through their networking of other brothers and sisters in Christ and that is just a taste of what would happen once I finally start...

” – Vincent from Long Beach, CA

With a diverse student body drawn from over 40 countries, Pacific States University is a private school specializing in business and computer science in Los Angeles. PSU offers a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and two master’s programs...

The Downey Adult School is an institution of higher education for adult and working students in the greater Los Angeles area. In addition to ESL and GED courses, DAS offers career training classes in 13 vocational subjects. For students that need...

Providence Christian College is a Christian liberal arts college in Pasadena offering a Faith Guided Learning initiative that mixes academia with real world cultural interaction. Providence offers a single liberal arts degree program founded upon...

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Student at Providence are held to a high academic standard and the homework load is certainly not light. But that is not a bad thing and not something to be afraid of. If anything, we are ensured that we are getting a quality education and that our...

” – Eleanore from Yorba Linda, CA

South Baylo University is an acupuncture training academy with campuses in Los Angeles and Anaheim. SBU prepares students for healthcare careers by offering master’s degrees and doctorates in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. For international...

Touro University Worldwide is an online institution with programs ranging in level from undergraduate to doctorate. The college has six different enrollment periods throughout the year, with each class period lasting eight weeks. Students attending...

Part of the Claremont Colleges, the Keck Graduate Institute is a grad school in southern California and the first graduate school exclusively focusing on applied life sciences. KGI is home to the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences and the...

Part of the Trinity International University system of schools, Trinity Law School is a Christian school of law affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church of America. In addition to Gospel-centered classes in the school’s JD curriculum, Trinity Law...

Marshall B. Ketchum University is a private educational institution for health care studies. MBKU is divided into three colleges specializing in optometry, pharmacy, and physician assistant studies. The university’s three Ketchum Health facilities in...

Established in 1895, Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health is a public, 2-year institution located in California. The college offers an associate’s degree in Nursing and a variety of Allied Health courses. With a small student...

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is a graduate institution, with campuses in Chicago, Grayslake, Irvine, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. Academics at The Chicago School are focused on service learning and hands-on experience, allowing...

World Mission University is a Korean, Christ-centered institution located in Los Angeles, California. WMU offers five bachelor’s degree programs, seven master’s degree programs, a doctoral degree program in Church Music, and three certificate...

Founded on the objectives of values, versatility, and technology, the California University of Management and Sciences is a business school with campuses in Orange County. CALUMS offers a bachelor’s degree in Business Management as well as master’s...

Phillips Graduate University is a graduate school focusing on psychology in Los Angeles. PGU’s programs are designed for graduate students in the field of counseling and consulting. In addition to a PhD program in Organizational Management and...

Established in 1906, Dongguk University-Los Angeles is a private, medical education institution located in California. DULA offers a 3-year master’s degree in Oriental Medicine, which features language tracks in English, Korean, and Chinese, as well...

Casa Loma College is an institution of higher education focusing on allied health subjects. CLC offers associate degree-granting programs in four areas: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, ARRT Primary Certification, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and...

From its Pasadena campus, Fuller Theological Seminary is an evangelical graduate institution training Christians for leadership in the theological and professional fields. Fuller is composed of three schools of Theology, Psychology, and Intercultural...

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This school offers a diverse, genuine, and friendly student body. The academics are rich and challenging. The location is also beautiful.

” – Rebecca from Pasadena, CA

Pardee RAND Graduate School is a private, doctoral institution established in Santa Monica, California. With an average student population of 100, Pardee RAND offers a full-time PhD program in policy analysis to a select group of diverse scholars...

Established in 1985, Los Angeles ORT College-Los Angeles Campus is a private, 2-year institution located in California. As one of the many ORT colleges located throughout over 60 countries worldwide, Los Angeles ORT College’s Los Angeles Campus...

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I never thought I could get a degree after my high school diploma, it's so much money and out of my reach with my job paying little. I felt stuck doing boring work and feeling I couldn't do much with my life. Then I found ORT. I got my degree so...

” – Veronica from Los Angeles, CA

East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program is a public, 2-year institution located in West Covina, California. The institution’s post-secondary division features 11 career-oriented associate’s degree and certificate programs, preparing...

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I think that East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program would be beneficial for any student willing to attend. The employes are very helpful,friendly and treat everyone like one BIG family. I fill confident that everyone would revive...

” – Isaac from Covina, CA

Grace Mission University is a non-denominational Christian university in Orange County dedicated to training students for ministry. GMU offers a bachelor’s degree in Theology and three master’s degrees in Christian Education, Divinity, and...

Hacienda La Puente Adult Education is a vocational school in the Los Angeles metro area and one of the largest adult education institutions in California. HLPAE offers career-centered courses in the fields of technology, service, trades, health, and...

Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a private, graduate education institution established in Los Angeles, California. Yo San offers a master’s degree program in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and a doctoral degree in...

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary is a Hasidic Jewish institution and the largest yeshiva in the western United States. Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad offers a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Rabbinical Studies. The...

CBD College is a private, medical education institution established in Los Angeles, California. CBD offers programs in fields of study including Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ultrasound, Dental Assistant, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Medical Assistant...

The California Institute of Advanced Management is a private, graduate education institution located in Alhambra. The college offers standard, accelerated, and part-time MBA programs, allowing students to earn their degree in one to two years with...

Established in 1994, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope is a private, graduate education institution located in Duarte, California. The college offers a master’s degree in Translational Medicine as well as a...

Founded by three rabbis, the Academy for Jewish Religion-California is a transdenominational training school for Jewish community and religious leaders in Los Angeles. AJCRA is home to Rabbinical, Cantorial, and Chaplaincy Schools holding classes...

Los Angeles ORT College-Van Nuys is a 2-year vocational school in the LA metro area and a campus of the Los Angeles ORT system. The only Jewish-affiliated career college in the western United States, LA ORT confers degrees in 10 fields of study. In...

Homestead Schools, Inc. is a distance education-based organization headquartered in the Los Angeles metro area. With a focus on continuing education, Homestead Schools offers programs in eight health care-related fields of study. All Homestead...

With campus across the street from the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Colburn Conservatory of Music is a musical training academy in downtown Los Angeles affiliated with the Colburn School. Colburn confers a Bachelor of Music degree encompassing music...

The University of the People is an online university dedicated to bringing educational opportunities to students all over the globe regardless of location or financial status. UoPeople confers bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Health Science...