Los Angeles Trade Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,196
2022 Average Net Price
$11,952
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.83%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
10,377
21.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.2%
140 Graduates

About

Los Angeles Trade Technical College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Los Angeles Trade Technical College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (313 degrees awarded), Electrician (91 degrees), and General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts (79 degrees).

In 2022, 2,293 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. 52.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,595 degrees), 4.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (327 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,952.

In 2022, 55% of undergraduate students attending Los Angeles Trade Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,196
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was $1,196. The cost of tuition at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is $−6,916 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$11,952
2022 Value
13.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Los Angeles Trade Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,952. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Los Angeles Trade Technical College grew by 13.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Los Angeles Trade Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.83%
2019 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was 6.83%, which represents 20 out of the 293 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Los Angeles Trade Technical College had a total enrollment of 10,377 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is 2,226 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,151. This means that 21.5% of students enrolled at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.9% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% Black or African American, 5.66% White, 3.22% Asian, 2.07% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (51.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (26.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,377 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is 2,226 and the part-time enrollment is 8,151. This means that 21.5% of students enrolled at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Los Angeles Trade Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    7,466 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,497 enrolled students
  3. White
    587 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is 71.9% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% Black or African American, 5.66% White, 3.22% Asian, 2.07% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 209 students (2.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 99 more women than men received degrees from Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is hispanic or latino (1,595 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (327 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (313 degrees awarded), followed by Electrician (91 degrees) and General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts (79 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (224 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (284 degrees), and Human Sciences (118 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are Other managers (46,398 people), Construction managers (43,567 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (39,199 people), Software developers (32,167 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (18,429 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in 2022 are Construction (224 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (284 degrees), Human Sciences (118 degrees), Engineering Technologies (148 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (245 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are Construction (224 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (284 degrees), Human Sciences (118 degrees), Engineering Technologies (148 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (245 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are Construction (102,744 people), Elementary & secondary schools (88,022 people), Computer Systems Design (46,956 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (29,153 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (27,810 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are Construction (224 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (284 degrees), Human Sciences (118 degrees), Engineering Technologies (148 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (245 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Los Angeles Trade Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 228 degrees awarded
  2. 114 degrees awarded
  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 228 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,097
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,196
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,097 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, which is 0.917 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,196).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 137 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in Electrician, which is 19.6 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 405 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.98 times more than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 8% of students graduating from Los Angeles Trade Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is Male and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.86% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,595 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    327 degrees awarded
  3. White
    115 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is hispanic or latino (1,595 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (327 degrees).

3.84% of degree recipients (88 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    803 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    792 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    235 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Los Angeles Trade Technical College is hispanic or latino female (803 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (792 degrees).

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Operations

Los Angeles Trade Technical College employs 160 Instructors. Most academics at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are Male Instructor (88), and Female Instructor (72).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles Trade Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 86 employees, Service, with 66 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $23.5M - Federal
  2. $24.1M - State
  3. $6.8M - Local

As of 2022, Los Angeles Trade Technical College received $23.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $24.1M from state grants and contracts, and $6.8M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$54.1M
2022 Salaries
2.75%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Los Angeles Trade Technical College paid a median of $54.1M in salaries, a 2.75% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.8M
Instructional Salaries
160
Number of Employees

In 2022, Los Angeles Trade Technical College paid a total of $19.8M to 160 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
160 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
86 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was Instructor with 160 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles Trade Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 86 employees, Service with 66 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was Male Instructor with 88 employees, and Female Instructor with 72 employees.

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