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East Los Angeles College (ELAC) has an international, multicultural student body that complements the 14 communities comprising its primary service area. The college offers both academic transfer courses, which prepare students for admission to four-year colleges and universities, and occupational programs which prepare students for careers in two years or less.

ELAC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Fall 2018 Facts in Brief


  • Associate of Arts - 2,126
  • Associate of Science - 247
  • Certificates of Achievement – 2,550
  • Skills Certificates – 2,932

Financial Aid

  • College Promise Grants – 22,286
  • Pell Grant – 11,120

Total Distributed - $39,679,442


  • Regular – 339
  • Adjunct - 951


ELAC State of the College Spring 2019