Compton College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Compton, CA

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How much is the Compton tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Compton's tuition & fees is $1,142 for California residents and $8,822 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,938 for California residents and $32,618 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Compton Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,142
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,822
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,142
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,657

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Compton' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Compton College$1,142$8,822
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Compton and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Compton CollegeCompton, CA$1,142$8,822
Lake Tahoe Community CollegeSouth Lake Tahoe, CA$1,131$11,067
Laney CollegeOakland, CA$1,148$8,684
College of MarinKentfield, CA$1,558$10,828
Merritt CollegeOakland, CA$1,167$8,703
West Hills College-CoalingaCoalinga, CA$1,382$10,082

Financial Aid and COA

At Compton College, 2,811 students (65%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,142.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Compton is $29,476 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 120 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,797 and the average amount of student loans is $9,402.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,938$32,618
Tuition & Fees$1,142$8,822
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796$23,796
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,796$29,476
Average Financial Aid$3,142$3,142
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,81165%$3,142
Pell Grants1,09725%$3,502
Federal Student Loan431%$6,790
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid12091%-
Grants or Scholarships12091%$6,797
Federal Grants11789%$5,399
Pell Grants9370%$5,089
Other Federal Grants11285%$1,415
State/Local Grants10680%$1,734
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid11%$9,402
Federal Student Loans11%$9,402
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level9292$8,310
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Compton College has a total of 4,082 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,461 male students and 2,775 female students attending Compton. The school offers online degree programs and 1,397 students enrolled online exclusively (34.22% of all students).
Undergraduate4,236 1,4612,775

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered59 Programs
Online Program Offered40 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,082
Graduation Rate10%
Transfer-out Rate9%
Retention Rate64% (Full-time), 40% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties98 (Full-time), 153 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs276 (Full-time), 166 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$84,329
Average Staff Salary$60,203