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Colleges In Los Angeles County

When it comes to counties in the state of California Los Angeles County has to be mentioned. It has the largest population in the entire United States. Just last year in 2008, its population was estimated at 9,862,049 and with one visit to the county, it would be easy to see why.

Celebrities are there. The weather is nice. The jobs include acting and modeling. All around Los Angeles County is a great place to live if you love nightlife and the hustle and bustle of the big city.

Appropriately, the county seat is Los Angeles. That is also the largest city in the state of California. The county was part of the original counties when California entered statehood in 1850. Los Angles County has 70 miles that border the Pacific Ocean for beaches and beaches of rest and relaxation.

Beaches are a great addition to the county, but that is not all. There are mountain ranges, valleys, forests, islands, lakes, rivers, and deserts. The county literally has something for everyone even if your favorite outdoor activities are done in the dead of winter.

The majority of the population lives in the Los Angeles Basin and the valleys of San Fernando and San Gabriel. Santa Clarita Valley is mountainous and has blizzards that are so rough that the area is less populated than others in Los Angeles County.

The county is divided into 4 areas. It is so large that this is helpful when visiting and choosing where you live if that comes into play. The east includes Eastside, San Gabriel Valley, and Pomona Valley. Westside and the beach cities are part of the west. The south includes South Bay, Palos Verdes, and South LA. In the north, you have San Fernando Valley and parts of the Antelope Valley. Last is the central division and that is the party seen. There you will find downtown LA and Mid-Wilshire.

88 incorporated cities make up the Los Angeles County. The most popular include LA, Long Beach, Glendale, Santa Clarita, and Pomona. Other notable cities include Inglewood, Burbank, and Pasadena.

Transportation in Los Angeles County can be coined as busy and crowded. The congested freeway is patrolled by the California Highway Patrol. There are also several major highways, air, train, sea and local transportation buses to help visitors and residents get around the county.

Los Angeles County would be nothing without its vast industries. They are international trade, motion picture and television production, music recording, aerospace, law and medicine. We all have heard of the major companies within the entertainment industry that are located here. 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. and Walt Disney are just a few.

When it comes to education, no one has more choices for schools than Los Angeles County. There are several colleges and universities like Pepperdine, California State University-Long Beach, Fuller Theological Seminary, Santa Monica College, and a list of many others. There are hundreds of churches too.

Griffith Park is worth visiting when you choose Los Angeles County for a vacation destination. Santa Monica Pier was featured in the show Three’s Company. There are museums, the Staples Center, lakes for fishing, Dodger Stadium and Whiskey a Go Go, made famous by The Doors. The major attraction is Six Flags Magic Mountain followed by Hurricane Harbor and Universal Studios Hollywood.

Other attractions at Los Angeles County include the U.S. Bank Tower, Queen Mary, and the Central Los Angeles Library. Los Angeles County has activities that will blow your mind. There is always something to do, every day of the week all year long. Outdoor and indoor recreation is available around every turn.

Colleges in Los Angeles County, CA
College Name Campus Location Student Count
Academy Of Barbering Arts Northridge66
Adelante Career Institute Van Nuys74
Advanced College South Gate103
Alhambra Beauty College Alhambra113
Alliant International University Alhambra-
American Academy Of Dramatic Arts-West Los Angeles212
American Auto Institute Cerritos70
American Beauty College Bellflower39
American Career College Los Angeles1,448
American Film Institute Conservatory Los Angeles347
American Intercontinental University Los Angeles674
American Jewish University Los Angeles223
American Medical Sciences Center Glendale-
American Pacific College Van Nuys26
American University Of Health SciencesSignal Hill63
Antelope Valley College Lancaster13,312
Antelope Valley Medical College Lancaster834
Antioch University-Los Angeles Branch Culver City676
Argosy University-Los Angeles Santa Monica180
Art Center College Of Design Pasadena1,832
Associated Technical College Los Angeles159
Ati College Norwalk163
Azusa Pacific University Azusa8,084
Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education Baldwin Park1,200
Biola University La Mirada5,830
Brooks College Long Beach272
Bryan College Los Angeles365
California Career College Canoga Park148
California Design College Los Angeles882
California Healing Arts College Los Angeles34
California Institute Of Technology Pasadena2,133
California Institute Of The Arts Valencia1,324
California School Of Culinary Arts Pasadena1,550
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona21,477
California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson12,082
California State University-Long Beach Long Beach36,868
California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles21,051
California State University-Northridge Northridge35,446
Career Care Institute Lancaster222
Career Colleges Of America South Gate964
Casa Loma College-Hawthorne Hawthorne-
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys Van Nuys638
Cerritos College Norwalk22,273
Ces CollegeBurbank26
Charles Drew University Of Medicine And Science Los Angeles368
Citrus College Glendora11,467
City Of Hope Graduate School Of Biological Science Duarte62
Claremont Graduate University Claremont2,127
Claremont Mckenna College Claremont1,135
Claremont School Of Theology Claremont435
Clarita Career College Canyon Country256
Cleveland Chiropractic College Of Los Angeles Los Angeles363
College Of The Canyons Santa Clarita17,499
Columbia College Hollywood Tarzana312
Community Based Education Development Los Angeles57
Cynthias Beauty Academy Bell173
Devry University-California Pomona6,183
Diversified Language Institute Los Angeles140
Dongguk Royal University Los Angeles191
Downey Adult School Downey-
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park28,889
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program West Covina672
El Camino College-Compton Center Compton3,641
El Camino Community College District Torrance24,895
Elegance International Hollywood40
Emperor's College Of Traditional Oriental Medicine Santa Monica211
Everest College-City Of Industry City Of Industry236
Everest College-Gardena Gardena177
Everest College-Torrance Torrance79
Everest College-West Los Angeles Los Angeles157
Fremont College Cerritos93
Fuller Theological Seminary In California Pasadena3,024
Gemological Institute Of America-Los Angeles Culver City25
Glendale Career College Glendale281
Glendale Community College Glendale16,827
Gnomon School Of Visual Effects Hollywood71
Golden Gate University-Los Angeles Los Angeles-
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District-Adult Education City Of Industry1,497
Harvey Mudd College Claremont735
Hebrew Union College-California Branch Los Angeles92
Hypnosis Motivation Institute Tarzana105
Icdc College Los Angeles1,484
Intercoast Colleges Carson217
Intercoast Colleges Burbank118
Intercoast Colleges West Covina178
International School Of Cosmetology Hawthorne51
Itt Technical Institute-San Dimas San Dimas899
Itt Technical Institute-Sylmar Sylmar889
Itt Technical Institute-Torrance Torrance724
John Wesley International Barber And Beauty College Long Beach79
Keck Graduate Institute Claremont88
King's College And Seminary Van Nuys531
La College International Los Angeles85
Ladera Career Paths Training Centers Los Angeles12
Lancaster Beauty School Lancaster206
Liberty Training Institute Los Angeles69
Life Pacific College San Dimas459
Long Beach City College Long Beach25,536
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles17,204
Los Angeles County College Of Nursing And Allied Health Los Angeles279
Los Angeles Film School Hollywood595
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington8,850
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar8,493
Los Angeles Music Academy Pasadena98
Los Angeles Ort Technical Institute Los Angeles167
Los Angeles Ort Technical Institute-Sherman Oaks Sherman Oaks50
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills19,526
Los Angeles Recording School Hollywood702
Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles6,095
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles13,194
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen17,264
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles8,977
Make-Up Designory Burbank333
Marian Health Careers Center Los Angeles153
Maric College-North Hollywood North Hollywood1,051
Maric College-Panorama City Panorama City252
Marinello School Of Beauty North Hollywood112
Marinello School Of Beauty West Covina104
Marinello School Of Beauty Inglewood79
Marinello School Of Beauty Los Angeles138
Marinello School Of Beauty Los Angeles124
Marinello School Of Beauty Reseda115
Marinello School Of Beauty Los Angeles46
Marinello School Of Beauty Whittier147
Marinello Schools Of Beauty Burbank151
Marinello Schools Of Beauty City Of Industry117
Marinello Schools Of Beauty Paramount184
Marymount College Rancho Palos Verdes675
Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center Los Angeles400
Meridian Institute Los Angeles32
Montebello Beauty College Montebello131
Mount Saint Marys College Los Angeles-
Mount St Mary's College Los Angeles2,366
Mt San Antonio College Walnut29,842
Musicians Institute Hollywood1,252
National Polytechnice College Of Engineering And Oceaneering Wilmington397
Newberry School Of Beauty Granada Hills216
Newbridge College-Long Beach Long Beach397
Newbridge College-Monterey Park Monterey Park23
North-West College-Glendale Glendale124
North-West College-Pasadena Pasadena119
North-West College-Pomona Pomona291
North-West College-West Covina West Covina295
Ntma Training Centers Of Southern California Santa Fe Springs269
Occidental College Los Angeles1,877
Otis College Of Art And Design Los Angeles1,177
Pacific Oaks College Pasadena1,064
Pacific States University Los Angeles213
Palace Beauty College Los Angeles24
Palladium Technical Academy El Monte53
Pardee Rand Graduate School Of Policy Studies Santa Monica102
Pasadena City College Pasadena26,672
Pci College Cerritos157
Pepperdine University Malibu7,582
Pitzer College Claremont999
Platt College-Los Angeles Alhambra116
Pomona College Claremont1,547
Pomona Unified School District Adult And Career Education Pomona1,899
Premiere Career College Irwindale375
Professional Institute Of Beauty El Monte101
Rio Hondo College Whittier21,041
Rosemead Beauty School Rosemead159
Samra University Of Oriental Medicine Los Angeles160
Santa Monica College Santa Monica28,958
Scripps College Claremont920
Sound Master Recording Engineer School-Audio/Video Alhambra75
Southern California Institute Of Architecture Los Angeles482
Southern California University Of Health Sciences Whittier558
Southwestern Law School Los Angeles983
St. Francis Career College Lynwood153
The Art Institute Of California-Los Angeles Santa Monica2,151
The Fashion Institute Of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Los Angeles4,644
The Master's College And Seminary Santa Clarita1,511
Thuy Princess Beauty College Pomona23
Union Institute & University Los Angeles-
United Beauty College Inc Temple City111
United Education Institute-El Monte Campus El Monte-
United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus Huntington Park2,896
United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus Huntington Park-
United Education Institute-Van Nuys Campus Van Nuys-
Universal College Of Beauty Inc Compton22
Universal College Of Beauty Inc Los Angeles30
Universal College Of Beauty Inc Los Angeles37
University Of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles37,476
University Of La Verne La Verne7,370
University Of Southern California Los Angeles33,408
University Of The West Rosemead79
Valley College Of Medical Careers West Hills33
Video Symphony Entertraining Burbank349
Virginia Sewing Machines And School Center Los Angeles99
Walter Jay Md Institute An Educational Center Los Angeles115
West Coast Ultrasound Institute Beverly Hills514
West Coast University Los Angeles581
West Los Angeles College Culver City9,975
Western Beauty Institute Panorama City780
Western University Of Health Sciences Pomona2,254
Whittier College Whittier1,985
Woodbury University Burbank1,539
World Mission University Los Angeles249
Wyotech-Long Beach Long Beach368
Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary Los Angeles135
Yo San University Of Traditional Chinese Medicine Los Angeles143




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