East Los Angeles College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Monterey Park, CA

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How much is the East Los Angeles tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, East Los Angeles's tuition & fees is $1,238 for California residents and $10,130 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 $25,034 for California residents and $33,926 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

East Los Angeles Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,238
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,130
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,238
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,387

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, East Los Angeles' 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.
In-StateOut-of-State
East Los Angeles College$1,238$10,130
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 East Los Angeles 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.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
East Los Angeles CollegeMonterey Park, CA$1,238$10,130
Allan Hancock CollegeSanta Maria, CA$1,156$9,436
College of the CanyonsSanta Clarita, CA$1,176$11,232
Contra Costa CollegeSan Pablo, CA$1,312$9,012
Cuesta CollegeSan Luis Obispo, CA$1,340$11,000
Cuyamaca CollegeEl Cajon, CA$1,340$10,636
Evergreen Valley CollegeSan Jose, CA$1,366$8,718
Golden West CollegeHuntington Beach, CA$1,196$11,084
Irvine Valley CollegeIrvine, CA$1,156$10,996
Lassen Community CollegeSusanville, CA$1,144$8,224
Los Angeles Harbor CollegeWilmington, CA$1,238$10,050

Financial Aid and COA

At East Los Angeles College, 19,613 students (66%) 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 $3,243.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at East Los Angeles is $30,683 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,194 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 $6,694 and the average amount of student loans is $4,207.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,034$33,926
Tuition & Fees$1,238$10,130
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796$23,796
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,791$30,683
Average Financial Aid$3,243$3,243
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship19,61366%$3,243
Pell Grants5,82120%$3,854
Federal Student Loan1110%$6,720
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,19492%-
Grants or Scholarships1,19492%$6,694
Federal Grants1,18692%$4,846
Pell Grants77860%$4,921
Other Federal Grants1,18491%$1,620
State/Local Grants97775%$2,299
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid2-$4,207
Federal Student Loans2-$4,207
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level763763$7,635
0-30,000440440$8,405
30,001-48,000196196$7,643
48,001-75,000107107$5,367
75,001-110,0001818$2,820
110,001 or more22$2,209

Student Population

East Los Angeles College has a total of 27,855 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 13,904 male students and 15,602 female students attending East Los Angeles. The school offers online degree programs and 10,641 students enrolled online exclusively (38.20% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate29,506 13,90415,602

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA
Phone323-265-8650
WEBwww.elac.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered148 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population27,855
Graduation Rate29%
Transfer-out Rate6%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate29 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties325 (Full-time), 596 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs737 (Full-time), 618 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$96,548
Average Staff Salary$69,359