El Camino College-Compton Center

Compton, CA 90221
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El Camino College-Compton Center is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Compton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,422 students attend the school. Every year 18% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

El Camino College-Compton Center's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $38. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,808 and $38 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students7,422
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 38
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 72.4%

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El Camino Community College District
7 miles away
Los Angeles Harbor College
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Los Angeles Trade Technical College
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East Los Angeles College
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Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health
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Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$242/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $10,890
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $16,940
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $30,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of El Camino College-Compton Center's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 59% $4,678
Other Federal Grant 8% $567
State Grant & Scholarships 83% $1,865
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,068
$30,001 to $48,000$8,273
$48,001 to $75,000$11,631
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
El Camino College-Compton Center
1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221

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