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Public Community Colleges
Enrollments & Year Established
Los Angeles County

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

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Community College District Colleges 2016-17 Enrollment Year Established
Antelope Valley Joint Antelope Valley College 18,390 1929
Cerritos Cerritos College 31,118 1956
Citrus Citrus College 20,176 1915
El Camino El Camino College 33,208 1947
El Camino College Compton Center* 12,366 1927
Glendale Glendale Community College 27,658 1927
Long Beach Long Beach City College 34,986 1927
Community College District Colleges 2016-17 Enrollment Year Established
Los Angeles East Los Angeles College 62,433 1945
Los Angeles City College 30,764 1929
Los Angeles Harbor College 13,023 1949
Los Angeles ITV College 1,352 ---
Los Angeles Mission College 16,254 1974
Los Angeles Pierce College 31,020 1947
Los Angeles Southwest College 12,803 1967
Los Angeles Trade Technical College 24,943 1925
Los Angeles Valley College 27,572 1949
West Los Angeles College 17,704 1969
Community College District Colleges 2016-17 Enrollment Year Established
Mt. San Antonio Mt. San Antonio College 61,967 1946
Pasadena Area Pasadena City College 42,974 1924
Rio Hondo Rio Hondo College 28,797 1960
Santa Clarita College of the Canyons 32,144 1969
Santa Monica Santa Monica College 45,072 1929

* Formerly Compton College; lost its accreditation in 2006 and now a satellite campus of El Camino College

Source: California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office


See Directory of Public Community Colleges for links, addresses & telephone numbers


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