Los Angeles County College

Find Los Angeles County California colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


ATI COLLEGE 12440 Firestone Boulevard Norwalk CA 90650 562-864-0506


Abraham Lincoln University 3530 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90010 213-252-5100

Academy For Salon Professionals 8372 Topanga Canyon Boulevard Los Angeles CA 91304 818-992-9901

Academy for Jewish Religion-California 3250 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90010

Academy of Couture Art 8484 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills CA 90211 310-360-8888

Academy of Esthetics and Cosmetology 1242 San Fernando Road San Fernando CA 91340 818-361-5501

Advanced College 13180 Paramount Boulevard South Gate CA 90280 562-408-6969

Advanced Computing Institute 3470 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90010 213-383-8999

Alhambra Beauty College 200 West Main Street Alhambra CA 91801 626-282-7765

American Academy of Dramatic Arts 1336 North La Brea Avenue Los Angeles CA 90028 323-464-2777

American Auto Institute 661 Redondo Beach Boulevard Gardena CA 90247 949-272-7200

American Beauty College 652 South Sunset Avenue West Covina CA 91790 626-498-8916

American Career College at St. Francis 3680 East Imperial Highway Lynwood CA 90262 310-900-8050

American Career College-Long Beach 236 East 3rd Street Long Beach CA 90802 949-783-4800

American Career College-Los Angeles 4021 Rosewood Avenue Los Angeles CA 90004 949-783-4800

American College of Healthcare 6606 Pacific Boulevard Huntington Park CA 90255 323-585-9000

American Film Institute 2021 North Western Avenue Los Angeles CA 90027 323-856-7600

American Jewish University 15600 Mulholland Drive Los Angeles CA 90077 310-476-9777

American Medical Sciences Center 225 West Broadway Glendale CA 91204 818-240-6900

American University of Health Sciences 1600 East Hill Street Signal Hill CA 90755 562-988-2278

About Los Angeles County Colleges

Los Angeles County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Los Angeles County, CA. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Los Angeles County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements
Types of Los Angeles County Colleges

There are several types of Los Angeles County colleges, each of which offers different degree programs. Four-year Colleges in Los Angeles County typically offer Bachelor's degrees in science or liberal arts, and may also offer graduate-level degrees. Los Angeles County Junior Colleges and Community Colleges offer Associate degrees in two-year programs. In most cases, students earning two-year Associate degrees can apply their credited work towards a four-year degree at another College. Los Angeles County Universities offer a wider range of degree programs. At the graduate level, Universities offer multiple programs leading to Master's and Doctoral degrees.

Los Angeles County Public & Private Colleges

Colleges in Los Angeles County can be public or private. Los Angeles County Public Colleges are generally established as Universities offering a full range of degree programs. Most Public Universities are run by California State. Public Universities receive a portion of their funding from the California government, which makes their tuition comparatively lower than Los Angeles County Private Colleges and Universities. Appointed boards of trustees oversee Public Universities. Private Colleges and Universities in Los Angeles County rely on tuition and fundraising as their main revenue sources, and they tend to have more expensive tuition than Public Universities.

Accredited Colleges in Los Angeles County, California

There are numerous independent accrediting agencies that establish the operating standards for educational institutions in Los Angeles County. Colleges that maintain educational standards associated with reputable institutions of higher learning can obtain accreditation from an accrediting authority. Los Angeles County accredited Colleges are generally viewed as schools that meet acceptable levels of quality.