East Los Angeles College: Established in September 1945 on the campus of Garfield High School. The college moved to its present 82-acre site on Avenida Cesar Chavez in Monterey Park in February 1948.

South Gate Educational Center: This 50,000 sq. ft. facility was established in 1997 to serve the growing student population that lives in the southern part of the college's main service area.

Fall 2018 Facts in Brief

 

College Profile and Fact Book

Students (Main campus)

Age

Educational Background

Educational Goal

Ethnicity

Gender

Primary Language

Residency Status

Students (South Gate)

Age

Educational Background

Educational Goal

Ethnicity

Gender

Headcount

Primary Language

Residency Status

 

Attendance and Enrollment

Local, State, and National Trends

Day of the Week

Time of Day

Weekly Student Contact Hours

Public Service Academies

Age

Educational Background

Educational Goal

Ethnicity

Gender

Primary Language

Residency Status

Outcomes and Indicators

Persistence

Persistence by Gender

Persistence by Ethnicty

Persistence by Ethnicty and Gender

Retention and Success

Retention and Success by Gender

Retention and Success by Ethnicity

Retention and Success by Ethnicty and Gender

Retention and Success by Location

Cohort Tracking (Milestones)

Cohort Tracking by Gender

Cohort Tracking by Ethnicity

Special Population: DSP&S Students

Educational Goal

Educational Status

Ethnicity

Gender

Language

Primary Disability

Residency Status

Retention and Success

Special Population: EOPS Students

Educational Goal

Educational Status

Ethnicity

Gender

Language

Retention and Success

Special Population: Financial Aid Awardees

Amounts Awarded

Educational Goal

Educational Status

Ethnicity

Gender

Language

Residency Status

Retention and Success

Special Population: Honors Students

Educational Goal

Educational Status

Ethnicity

Gender

Language

Residency Status

Special Population: International Students

Country of Origin

Educational Status

Educational Goal

Ethnicity

Gender

Langauge

Retention and Success

Special Population: Veteran Students

Educational Status

Educational Goal

Ethnicity

Gender

Language

Residency Status

Retention and Success

Employee Characteristics

Faculty and Classified Assignments

FTEF

WSCH and FTEF

Service Area

CA Community College System

Community Data

Fastest Growing Occupations

Highest Paying Occupations

Largest Occupations

County Population

State Educational Attainment

State Population

Systemwide Participation Rates

   
 
College Mission

East Los Angeles College empowers students to achieve their educational goals, to expand their individual potential, and to successfully pursue their aspirations for a better future for themselves, their community and the world.

Goal 1: Increasing student success and academic excellence through student-centered instruction, student-centered support services, and dynamic technologies.

Goal 2: Increasing equity in successful outcomes by analyzing gaps in student achievement and using this to identify and implement effective models and programming to remedy these gaps. 

Goal 3: Sustaining community-centered access, participation, and preparation that improves the college's presence in the community, maximizes access to higher education and provides outlets for artistic, civic, cultural, scientific and social expression as well as environmental awareness.

Goal 4: Ensuring institutional effectiveness and accountability through data-driven decision-making as well as evaluation and improvement of all college programs and governance structures. 

In collaboration with the District’s Mission, ELAC is committed to advancement in student learning and student achievement that prepares students to transfer, successfully complete workforce development programs, earn associate degrees, and pursue opportunities for lifelong learning and civic engagement.  

(Revision adopted by the LACCD Board of Trustees on July 8, 2015)