Think you know community college? Think. Again.

What you don’t know about the Community Colleges of Los Angeles might surprise you.

Whether you’re looking to gain new skills to enter the workforce quickly, or if you want to eventually transfer to a four-year institution, CCLA is the smarter way to achieve your goals.

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Who We Are

A collection of 19 individual schools across the L.A. region, offering countless pathways to start or build your career.

A Smarter Path to Success


Save 50% or more on average compared to other universities and vocational schools. California community colleges are among the most affordable in the country.

Fast Track to a Great Job

Put your new skills to work faster with programs designed to prepare you for the workforce in as few as several months.


Seamless Transferability

Save money on a bachelor’s by transferring to a four-year institution after completing your associate degree at CCLA.

Earn More

Finish your associate degree to earn on average 46% more per year than those without any degree.**

In-Demand Programs

Gain the skills to get the jobs you want in the modern workforce and in emerging industries.


Flexible Options

Choose courses offered in convenient formats and schedules—including online, nights, and weekends—to fit your busy life.

Supportive Environment

Get personalized, one-on-one attention from professors who truly care about your success.

Real Campus Experience

Enjoy all the benefits of a true campus experience, close to home and for a fraction of the price of a four-year school.

**National Center for Education Statistics data, ***California Community Colleges data

CCLA At A Glance

With 19 campuses across Southern California, there’s sure to be a location convenient for you.

CCLA offers 200+ programs in high-demand fields.

Students earning a degree or certificate from a California community college nearly double their earnings within three years.***

By attending a CCLA community college as a stepping stone toward a 4-year degree, you can save an average of $41.6K over two years.**

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, **National Center for Education Statistics data, ***California Community Colleges data

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