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Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Education

Los Angeles Trade Technical College, oldest of the L.A. Community District campuses, in Downtown L.A. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

Also see:
-- Private Accredited 2-Year Colleges
-- Four-Year & Graduate Colleges & Universities in Los Angeles County

Community College District Colleges 2020-21 Enrollment Year Founded Address
Antelope Valley Joint Antelope Valley College 15,826 1929 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster 93536
Cerritos Cerritos College 30,390 1956 11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk 90650
Citrus Citrus College 18,481 1915 1000 West Foothill Blvd, Glendora 91741
Compton Compton College* 6,666 1927 1111 E Artesia Blvd, Compton 90221
El Camino El Camino College 30,907 1947 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance 90506
Community College District Colleges 2020-21 Enrollment Year Founded Address
Glendale Glendale College 21,844 1927 1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale 91208
Long Beach Long Beach City College 34,373 1927 4901 E Carson St, Long Beach 90808
(Liberal Arts Campus)

1305 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach 90806;
(Pacific Coast Campus)
Los Angeles East Los Angeles College 54,238 1945 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park 91754
Los Angeles Los Angeles City College 28,657 1929 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles 90029
Los Angeles Los Angeles Harbor College 13,101 1949 111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington 90744
Community College District Colleges 2020-21 Enrollment Year Founded Address
Los Angeles Los Angeles Mission College 16,391 1974 13356 Eldridge Ave, Sylmar 91342
Los Angeles Los Angeles Pierce College 27,932 1947 6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills 91371
Los Angeles Los Angeles Southwest College 10,878 1967 1600 Imperial Hwy, Los Angeles 90047
Los Angeles L.A. Trade Technical College 20,917 1925 400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles 90015
Los Angeles Los Angeles Valley College 26,210 1949 5800 Fulton Ave, Van Nuys 91401
Community College District Colleges 2020-21 Enrollment Year Founded Address
Los Angeles West Los Angeles College 22,662 1969 4800 Freshman Drive, Culver City 90230
Mt. San Antonio Mt. San Antonio College 63,181 1946 1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut 91789
Pasadena Area Pasadena City College 37,538 1924 1570 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena 91106
Rio Hondo Rio Hondo College 24,890 1960 3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier 90601
Santa Clarita College of the Canyons 36,097 1969 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita 91355
(Valencia Campus)

17200 Sierra Hwy, Santa Clarita 91351
(Canyon Country Campus)
Santa Monica Santa Monica College 41,108 1929 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica 90405

* Compton College lost its accreditation in 2006 and continued as a satellite campus under El Camino College. In 2017, the college once again achieved full accreditation and became an independent college within the El Camino Community College District. In 2018, Compton College received approval to once again operate as a fully independent community college under its own community college district.

Source: California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

Citrus College in Glendora, California
Citrus College in Glendora, established in 1915, is the oldest community college in Los Angeles County. Photo by Simon Shek from Azusa, USA, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Los Angeles Trade Technical College is the oldest of the nine public community colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District. It was founded in 1925 as the Frank Wiggins Trade School.