East Los Angeles College (ELAC)

Monterey Park, CA

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East Los Angeles College

East Los Angeles College

East Los Angeles College Student Essentials

East Los Angeles College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.elac.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $1,220
Out-of-State Tuition: $6,160
Retention Rate: 75%
Enrollment: 56,395
Year Established: 1945

About ELAC

East Los Angeles College is a great starting point for Southern California students seeking transfer to a larger California university and a great destination for those seeking an in-demand career.

East Los Angeles College is located in Monterey Park, just east of downtown and south of Pasadena. Students come from such places as Boyle Heights, downtown Los Angeles and cities throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Many also come from such cities as Whittier and Downey.

East LA College offers a number of associate’s degree programs leading to careers in medical, law enforcement, technical and other fields. Its nursing program is particularly popular and, therefore, quite competitive.

Many East students also elect to transfer to such universities as Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Fullerton, UCLA, UCSD and others throughout the UC and Cal State systems.

To help you choose which path is best for you, East offers transfer and career counseling. Transfer Services also provides university fairs throughout the year.

All students may benefit from learning services offered at East’s Writing and Math Labs, which include workshops and tutoring. Other services include those designed for Veterans and disabled students, such as access to note-takers and other accommodations to assist with learning.

Financial aid offerings for eligible students include loans, grants and veteran’s benefits and may help students pay for tuition as well as books.

ELAC Map & Location

East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754


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Getting Around ELAC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Monterey Park, CA

Winter
Dec
71
46
Jan
71
48
Feb
72
48
Spring
Mar
74
50
Apr
78
53
May
80
57
Summer
Jun
83
61
Jul
89
64
Aug
90
65
Fall
Sep
88
63
Oct
82
58
Nov
76
52

ELAC Students

Total Students 56,395

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 64%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 7%
  • Asian: 12%
  • Unknown and Other: 12%
Latino 64%
African American 5%
Caucasian 7%
Asian 12%
Unknown and Other 12%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 12%
Part-Time 88%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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East Los Angeles College

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