El Camino Community College District

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

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How much is the ECC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, ECC's tuition & fees is $1,144 for California residents and $7,144 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 $25,924 for California residents and $31,924 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

ECC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,144
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,144
Books & Supplies Costs$2,136
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,144
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,373

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, ECC' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
El Camino Community College District$1,144$7,144
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 ECC 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.
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
Fullerton CollegeFullerton, CA$1,150$9,399

Financial Aid and COA

At El Camino Community College District, 11,032 students (56%) 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 $5,634.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at ECC is $26,290 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,619 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 $8,529 and the average amount of student loans is $4,729.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,924$31,924
Tuition & Fees$1,144$7,144
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$24,780$24,780
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$20,290$26,290
Average Financial Aid$5,634$5,634
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship11,03256%$5,634
Pell Grants5,70829%$3,797
Federal Student Loan1841%$6,266
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,61978%-
Grants or Scholarships1,45370%$8,529
Federal Grants1,19157%$7,262
Pell Grants99047%$5,073
Other Federal Grants1,14855%$3,160
State/Local Grants1,36465%$2,737
Institutional Grants8-$1,302
Student Loan Aid121%$4,729
Federal Student Loans121%$4,729
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level980980$8,475
110,001 or more66$3,978

Student Population

El Camino Community College District has a total of 19,944 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 9,055 male students and 10,620 female students attending ECC. The school offers online degree programs and 6,926 students enrolled online exclusively (34.73% of all students).
Undergraduate19,675 9,05510,620

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered125 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population19,944
Graduation Rate35%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time), 42% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate26 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties336 (Full-time), 453 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs808 (Full-time), 454 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$89,760
Average Staff Salary$77,133