We’ll help you build a future you and your family will be proud of.
El Camino College is a vital part of the South Bay community and has a long history of success in offering innovative curriculum and training that prepares students for university transfer or rewarding careers.
At El Camino College, we know that education changes everything.
That’s why we’re focused on making a positive difference in people’s lives through academic programs and support services that promote student learning and success. Every initiative we undertake at El Camino College is carefully designed with that goal in mind.
We enjoy a healthy and diverse economy, where cutting-edge industries thrive, thanks to a well-educated, well-trained workforce.
El Camino designs and delivers innovative curriculum and training that helps keep the talent pipeline filled, ensuring the South Bay and the broader Los Angeles region continue to prosper.
Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California.
The college enrolls about 33,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of about 200 degree and certificate programs taught by exceptional faculty in an environment that supports equity and student success.
El Camino offers an affordable education, with a Financial Aid Office staffed with many people ready to help you cover the costs of college.
The College remains dedicated to providing equitable educational outcomes and economic mobility for our students who are taking a brave step forward to new opportunities.
In the Annual Reports to the Community, you can learn about some of the College's accomplishments and initiatives and various programs that are specifically designed to guide students onto new paths towards cutting-edge industries and rewarding careers with strong earning potential.
Visit us online or in-person on campus. Take a course, watch an athletic match, stroll the grounds, and participate in our many cultural activities.
El Camino College is easily accessible from the 405 and 91 freeways, at the corner of Manhattan Beach and Crenshaw boulevards in Torrance. A daylong parking permit costs $3 – you may purchase a parking permit from one of the dispensers available in various lots. Our Campus Map provides an overview and shows where parking is available.