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See what college is like—go on a campus visit.
Enter a ZIP code or city and state to find colleges.
These colleges typically offer certificate and associate degree programs that prepare students for a specific career or to transfer to a 4-year college. They usually have open admission policies, which means that they require only a high school diploma or GED. Credits earned may transfer to other area schools.
|C.||American Academy of Dramatic Arts: West||Los Angeles, CA|
|I.||Los Angeles Valley College||Valley Glen, CA|
|N.||Los Angeles City College||Los Angeles, CA|
|O.||Santa Monica College||Santa Monica, CA|
|Q.||West Los Angeles College||Culver City, CA|
4-year colleges and universities
These colleges and universities offer bachelor's and higher degree programs. Most provide on-campus housing and offer additional social, athletic and academic opportunities.
|A.||Academy of Couture Art||Los Angeles, CA|
|B.||Touro College Los Angeles||West Hollywood, CA|
|D.||Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad/West Coast Talmudical Seminary||Los Angeles, CA|
|E.||American Jewish University||Los Angeles, CA|
|F.||Mount St. Mary's College||Los Angeles, CA|
|P.||Pacific States University||Los Angeles, CA|
|R.||The King's University||Van Nuys, CA|
|T.||World Mission University||Los Angeles, CA|
These businesses offer a variety of certificate, associate, bachelor's and higher degree programs that typically prepare students for a specific career. They tend to have higher costs and can mean graduating with more debt. Credits earned may not transfer to other area schools, so you should plan carefully and ask questions of the admission office at each college.
|G.||Bryan University: Los Angeles||Los Angeles, CA|
|H.||Art Institute of California: Hollywood||North Hollywood, CA|
|J.||LA College International||Los Angeles, CA|
|K.||Concorde Career College: North Hollywood||North Hollywood, CA|
|L.||West Coast University: Los Angeles||North Hollywood, CA|
|M.||Art Institute of California: Los Angeles||Santa Monica, CA|
|S.||Westwood College: Los Angeles||Los Angeles, CA|
Go on a campus visit:
See what college is like. Make the college website your first stop so that you can:
- Get directions to the school and print a campus map.
- Contact the admission office and schedule a tour.
- Ask if you can meet a professor and a student.
- Pick out a class to sit in on.
- Locate the cafeteria so you can sample the food.
- Ask to see a dorm.
Graduate and go!
How many college options does a high school diploma give you? Hint: It's more than you think.