Los Angeles Southwest College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Los Angeles Southwest College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,745 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1967 and is one of the 52 colleges and schools located in Los Angeles, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
20
Los Angeles Southwest College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

LASC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 20 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Psychology, Business, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
58%
The student retention rate at Los Angeles Southwest College is low at 58% (way below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Los Angeles Southwest College is very low: 11%. Approximately 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Los Angeles Southwest College is a bit disappointing, 31:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,300
Average tuition charges are low, about $6,200 per year. The additional fees at Los Angeles Southwest College not covered by tuition are roughly $100; which comes to $6,300 a year.

Read the details about Los Angeles Southwest College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Los Angeles Southwest College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (323) 241-5225 or check Los Angeles Southwest College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Los Angeles Southwest College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at LASC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Los Angeles Southwest College.

Based on the college crime data, Los Angeles Southwest College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Los Angeles Southwest College Location and Maps



Post Address: Los Angeles Southwest College, 1600 W Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, California 90047-4899, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Los Angeles Southwest College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Los Angeles Southwest College Location Map - City View

Learn More About Los Angeles Southwest College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

California Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Art
Read information about 170 art schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, San Jose, Irvine, and 110 more cities. Around 6,400 art degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition for art degree programs in CA - $23,900.

Biology
Learn more about 193 biology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Sacramento, Riverside, San Francisco, and 126 more cities. Around 25,500 biology diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in CA is roughly $21,100.

Business
We reviewed 275 business schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, San Jose, and 156 other cities. About 48,200 business diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for business degree programs in CA is approximately $20,900.

Computer Science
We list 265 computer science schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Claremont, San Jose, Irvine, and 149 other cities. Approximately 14,400 computer science degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for computer science degree programs in CA is approximately $20,000.

Criminal Justice
Learn about 204 criminal justice schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno, Sacramento, San Jose, Bakersfield, Stockton, and 130 other cities. About 14,700 criminal justice degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice programs in CA - $12,300.

Electrical and Electronics
Get details on 86 electrical and electronics schools and colleges in San Bernardino, Oxnard, Long Beach, Sacramento, Orange, Pomona, San Jose, and 65 other cities. About 4,400 electrical and electronics diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for electrical and electronics programs in CA is about $11,600.

English and Literature
Learn about 174 english and literature schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and 105 other cities. Around 11,600 english and literature diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for english and literature programs in CA is about $24,300.

Foreign Languages
Learn more about 142 foreign languages schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Riverside, Irvine, Santa Barbara, Berkeley, and 95 more cities. About 4,300 foreign languages diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for foreign languages programs in CA is roughly $22,600.

General Studies
We list 223 general studies schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, San Francisco, Sacramento, Oakland, San Jose, and 139 more cities. Around 70,000 general studies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for general studies degree programs in CA is about $8,300.

Installation and Repair
We list 75 installation and repair schools and colleges in Sacramento, Fresno, Los Angeles, Visalia, Oxnard, West Covina, Bakersfield, and 59 other cities. About 2,300 installation and repair diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for installation and repair degree programs in CA is roughly $7,500.

Management
Our listing contains 309 management schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Oakland, Stockton, Fresno, and 159 other cities. About 49,600 management diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for management degree programs in CA: $21,100.

Medical
Read information about 287 medical schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Claremont, Oakland, and 146 more cities. Around 26,000 medical degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for medical degree programs in CA is roughly $19,500.

Nursing
Get details on 216 nursing schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Fresno, San Jose, Costa Mesa, Irvine, and 132 more cities. Around 24,400 nursing diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in CA - $15,300.

Office and Clerical Services
We reviewed 158 office and clerical services schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, Salinas, Stockton, San Jose, Santa Maria, and 111 more cities. Approximately 3,200 office and clerical services diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for office and clerical services programs in CA is around $8,900.

Paralegal
Learn about 118 paralegal schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Torrance, Anaheim, Orange, Stockton, Fresno, and 82 other cities. About 2,900 paralegal degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for paralegal degree programs in CA - $17,000.

Psychology
Our directory contains 209 psychology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, Irvine, and 123 other cities. About 27,200 psychology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for psychology degree programs in CA is approximately $22,400.

Sociology and Anthropology
Read information about 133 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Claremont, Sacramento, Fullerton, Irvine, and 87 other cities. Approximately 11,700 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for sociology and anthropology programs in CA is approximately $25,600.

Work and Family Studies
Our directory contains 145 work and family studies schools and colleges in Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Fresno, El Cajon, and 109 more cities. Around 9,800 work and family studies degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for work and family studies programs in CA is approximately $10,700.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges