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Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

1600 W Imperial Hwy

Los Angeles, CA 90047-4810

www.lasc.edu

Admission Office

1600 West Imperial Highway

Los Angeles, CA 90047-4899

(323) 241-5321

Contact : Kim Carpenter

Admissions and Records Supervisor

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Regionally Accredited

College Board Code: 4409

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 6,440

In-State Tuition : $1,418.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,368.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Urban

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 : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

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, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

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

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American/Black Studies A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A
Molecular Biology A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A
Banking and Financial Support Services A
Business Administration and Management, General A
Business/Commerce, General A
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services A
Insurance A
Management Information Systems, General A
Real Estate A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics A C
Computer Programming, Specific Applications A
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A
Computer Science A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A
Education, General A
Foreign Language Teacher Education A
Mathematics Teacher Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Teacher Assistant/Aide A

Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering A
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C

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

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management A C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General A
French Language and Literature A
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A

History
History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies A

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

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

Psychology
Psychology, General A

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

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation A
Art/Art Studies, General A
Commercial and Advertising Art A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fashion/Apparel Design A
Music, General A
Photography A

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

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Weekend College

Computer Services

Computer repair service available on campus

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : career services center

Very Large City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 6,440

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,283

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 26

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Word

Student Newspaper URL : http://thewordlasc.weebly.com//

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Cougars

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

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

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intramural

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Bowling

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

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

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Limited admission to nursing and allied health programs.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Advanced Placement credits may also be transferred. Space is limited for this type of program. Students seeking advanced placement will be asked to complete the transition course Nursing 518 with a grade of C or better.

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

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

6

--

All

Biology

3

6

--

All

Calculus AB

3

3

--

All

Calculus BC

3

6

--

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

3

--

All

Chemistry

3

6

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

--

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

6

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Latin

3

6

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

--

All

Microeconomics

3

3

--

All

Music Theory

3

6

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

Physics B

3

6

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

6

--

All

Statistics

3

3

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

6

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Biology

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

50

6

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

6

College Mathematics

50

6

English Literature

50

6

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

6

French II

59

12

German I

50

6

German II

60

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

63

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Kathaleen Stiger

Financial aid office phone : (323) 241-5328

Financial Aid Forms

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

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

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

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $311.00

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

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Tuition payment plans

Deferred payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

$1,418.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,368.00

$9,368.00

$9,368.00

Room only:

--

$10,872.00

$4,338.00

Books and supplies:

$1,638.00

$1,638.00

$1,638.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,826.00

$3,096.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,170.00

$1,044.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,056.00

$17,924.00

$11,534.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,006.00

$25,874.00

$19,484.00

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): 2

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

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

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

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,368.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,872.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

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