ELAC Ranked #1 in the Nation for Total Enrollment of Hispanic Students at a 2-year college in 2019-2020Posted: Oct/20/2021 9:40 AM
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October 20, 2021
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ELAC Ranked #1 in the Nation for Total Enrollment of Hispanic Students at a 2-year college in 2019-2020
East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Ranked #1 in the nation for total enrollment of Hispanic/Latinx students at a Community College for the 2019-2020 academic year according to the annual Top 100 issue of Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine. ELAC also finished #13 in the nation for total Associate Degrees granted to Hispanic/Latinx students. ELAC also finished as a top ten 2-year schools in the nation for three separate majors.
- Top 100 (2019-2020 Total Associate Degrees Granted) - #13
- Top 100 (2019-2020 Total Enrollment 2-year Schools) - #1
- Top 10 Schools By Major (2019-2020):
- Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Degrees - #2
- Homeland Security Law Enforcement Firefighting and Related Protective Services Degrees - #7
- Social Sciences Degrees - #1
*SOURCE: NCES/IPEDS Database 2019-2020*
Several other LACCD colleges were ranked in the top 100 in enrollment of Hispanic/Latix students. They also received Top 100 rankings for other categories, including Associate degrees awarded. For a full list of the rankings visit the Hispanic Outlook on Education website.
Total Enrollment 2-Year School:
- #1 – East Los Angeles College
- #21 – Los Angeles Trade Tech College
- #27 – Los Angeles Valley College
- #29 – Los Angeles Pierce College
- #34 – Los Angeles Mission College
- #76 – Los Angeles Harbor College
Hispanic Outlook on Education delivers nationwide news about Hispanic, Latino and Latina achievements in education. The 2021 Top 100 issue is available to download on the Hispanic Outlook on Education website.
ELAC is the largest of nine, two-year community colleges within the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), www.laccd.edu. More information about ELAC is available online at http://www.elac.edu/. Follow ELAC on social media, Facebook @Eastlacollege, Twitter @Eastlacollege and Instagram @ELACHuskies.