El Camino Community College District

Torrance, CA 90506

Located in Torrance, California, El Camino Community College District is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of California Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, Bakersfield, Barstow, Oroville, Aptos, Norwalk, Ridgecrest, Hayward, Rancho Cucamonga, Kentfield.

El Camino Community College District has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

El Camino Community College District in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,104 and fees $38. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,640 and $38 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio28:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN

    The El Camino Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is a rigorous program intended to prepare students academically and personally for a career in nursing. The Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

    The program runs mandatory general orientation sessions each semester for prospective applicants and how to qualify for enrollment in the program.

    The curriculum requires that nursing courses must be taken sequentially as should non nursing course not taken prior to entering the program. Applicants entering the program need to consult a nursing counselor for transferability of science courses.

    Admissions Requirements:  

    • Meet the requirements for entry to the college
    • High school diploma  or GED equivalency certificate
    • Valid Social Security Number
    • Attend Mandatory Information Session
    • Meet the pre-requisites for nursing program with a minimum of 2.5 GPA (completed within seven years before date of application)
    • Complete a Nursing Program Verification form
    • TEAS V Exam

    Prospective applicants can contact Nursing Counselors can schedule an appointment with a counselor. The department of nursing will review applicant’s documents only after a complete application with all supporting documents has been submitted.

    All complete applications will be reviewed and ranked according to the Multi-Criteria Enrollment criteria.  Students who receive a conditional offer can choose to accept or decline the offer.  

    Graduates from the nursing program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Licensing Examination to be licensed to practice as Registered Nursing.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 79

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from El Camino Community College District

Los Angeles Southwest College
3.29 miles away
El Camino College-Compton Center
6.76 miles away
Los Angeles Harbor College
7.46 miles away
Career Colleges of America - South Gate
9.39 miles away
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
10.67 miles away
Long Beach City College
11.55 miles away
Downey Adult School
12.26 miles away
Cerritos College
13.15 miles away
Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health
13.83 miles away
Los Angeles City College
14.07 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1990 - 03/10/2014



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,359
30k to 48k$9,062
48k to 75k$11,962
75k to 110k$12,075
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $46.00 $235.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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El Camino Community College District
16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506

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