Los Angeles Southwest College: Review & Facts

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Los Angeles Southwest College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,830 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1967 and is one of the 48 colleges and schools located in Los Angeles, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Fair
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 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Work and Family Studies, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
52%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Los Angeles Southwest College is low at 52% (way below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Los Angeles Southwest College is very low: 21%. Approximately 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Los Angeles Southwest College is reasonable, 22:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,900
Low
Average tuition charges are low, about $6,800 per year. The additional fees at Los Angeles Southwest College not covered by tuition are roughly $100; which comes to $6,900 a year.

Read the details about Los Angeles Southwest College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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
B
Dicey
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 generally safe 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
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