Compton College

Compton, CA, USA
2.95 Average Rating

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 & Mathematics. To assist incoming students, Compton offers a First Year Experience program featuring peer mentors, group study, and bilingual counselors. Compton also holds off-site classes at seven area high schools.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
94%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
7,422
Total Number of Undergrads
7,422
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
24:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,088
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$1,142
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$6,326
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1920

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
29%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,224
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
29%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,758
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$4,883

Student Loans

Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$3,500

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,900

What Students Are Saying

2.95 Average Rating
positive areas of learning they have they own way of helping you to finding your
way through learning. there is wonderful labs and staff there is there to assist you
Tracy from Long Beach, CA

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