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El Camino College

Torrance, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

16007 Crenshaw Blvd

Torrance, CA 90506-0001

www.elcamino.edu

Admission Office

16007 Crenshaw Boulevard

Torrance, CA 90506

(310) 660-3414

Fax : (310) 660--3818

admissionshelp@elcamino.edu

Contact : Lillian Justice

Registrar, Admissions & Records

Type of School

Large

Public

community college

junior college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4302

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 24,372

In-State Tuition : $1,419.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,969.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Diploma

Associate

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Jun 30

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 2

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Ornamental Horticulture A C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American/Black Studies A
American Indian/Native American Studies A
American/United States Studies/Civilization A
Asian-American Studies A
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business Administration and Management, General A
Business/Commerce, General A C
Office Management and Supervision A C
Real Estate A C
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Journalism A C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance A C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C

Engineering
Pre-Engineering A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians A C
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A
Rhetoric and Composition A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General C
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General A

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
French Language and Literature A
German Language and Literature A
Japanese Language and Literature A
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training A
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A
Pre-Dentistry Studies A
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies A
Pre-Pharmacy Studies A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A

History
History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician A C
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General A C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician A C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General A

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General A C

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Astronomy A
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A
Physics, General A

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A C
Criminal Justice/Police Science A
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician A C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Geography A
Political Science and Government, General A
Sociology A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Dance, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Jewelry Arts C
Music, General A
Photography A C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Large

Unique Facilities : anthropology museum, planetarium, conference center, computer/media center

Geographic Location : 15 miles from Los Angeles.

Very Large City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 24,372

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 15,030

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Student Development Office has a Club Handbook that all officers and advisers are required to review.

Student Newspaper : The Union

Student Newspaper URL : https://eccunion.com/

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Warriors

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Women's Intercollegiate

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

State high school equivalency certificate

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Allied health programs require completion of preparatory courses (anatomy, microbiology, college-level English and mathematics).

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Credit will be given for the following courses if the student has taken the appropriate Advanced Placement Test and received a score of 3, 4 or 5. (No credit will be given for a score of 1 or 2.) The maximum number of units granted toward the associate degree will be 15.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

6

Art 102A, 102B

All

Biology

3

4

Biology 10

All

Calculus AB

4

5*

Mathematics 190

All

Calculus BC

3

5

Math 190

All

4

10*

Math 190, 191

All

Chemistry

4

5

Chemistry 1A

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

8

Two consecutive courses

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

Political Science 2

All

Computer Science A

4

4

Computer Science 1

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

English 1A

All

5

7

English 1A and English 1B

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

English 1A (4 credits) or 1B (3 credits)

All

5

7

English 1A and English 1B

All

French Language and Culture

3

8

two consecutive courses

All

German Language and Culture

3

8

two consecutive courses

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

8

Two consecutive courses

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

8

Two consecutive courses

All

Latin

3

8

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

Economics 1

All

Microeconomics

3

3

Economics 2

All

Physics B

5

4

Physics 2A

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

5

4

Physics 1A

All

Physics C: Mechanics

5

4

Physics 1A

All

Psychology

3

3

Psychology 5

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

8

two consecutive courses

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

8

Two consecutive courses

All

Statistics

4

4

Mathematics 150

All

United States History

3

6

History 101-102

All

World History: Modern

3

3

History 140

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Jun 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Melissa Guess

Financial aid office phone : (310) 660-3593

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Business / farm supplement

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $331.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Music/Drama

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,419.00

$1,419.00

$1,419.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,969.00

$9,969.00

$9,969.00

Room only:

--

$13,779.00

$5,418.00

Books and supplies:

$2,400.00

$2,400.00

$2,400.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,997.00

$3,258.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,251.00

$1,107.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,819.00

$21,846.00

$13,602.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$12,369.00

$30,396.00

$22,152.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 48

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 48

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,969.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $13,779.00

Additional estimated expenses: $1,606.00

Costs per credit hour: $331.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 48

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 45

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser