El Camino College is a two-year public community college located in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County known as Alondra Park or El Camino Village. Located in the heart of the South Bay the college was proposed and agreed upon by several South Bay cities and K-12 districts to serve students of the area.
Information from the ECC website:
Welcome to El Camino College!
You don’t have to be an ECC student to enjoy our beautiful campus. Visit us online through our website, or on campus any time — we are YOUR community college.
Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of over 850 highly regarded academic and career programs taught by exceptional faculty.
Where are we located?
El Camino College is easily accessible from the 405 and 91 freeways, at the corner of Manhattan Beach and Crenshaw boulevards near Torrance. A daylong parking permit costs $3 – you may purchase a parking permit from one of the dispensers available in various lots. Please do not park in staff-marked parking stalls. Click here for the Campus Map.
El Camino College – A South Bay Tradition
Since the opening of El Camino College over 70 years ago, we have been dedicated to serve our community’s educational and cultural needs. El Camino College is well-known for our academic excellence, our consistently high transfer rate to four-year colleges and universities, and our exceptional career training programs.
El Camino College offers many outstanding features, including:
- Transfer agreements with many four-year universities
- Flexible scheduling
- Ranked among the largest single-campus, two-year colleges in the nation
- Excellent career training programs
- Outstanding community education programs
- Only $46 per unit for California residents