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Torrance, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

There are 73 colleges located within just 25 miles of Torrance, California. Looking only at public and private not-for-profit institutions, we'll analyze these schools in the context of several categories important to every college search.

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Get to know your options near Torrance by checking out the student populations, distance from town, graduation rates, and net prices of the schools in the area, with statistics calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Torrance, California

There are several different kinds of schools located very close to the town of Torrance. With Los Angeles not far away, students will also be able to choose between suburban and urban college settings. The closest schools to town are:

  • El Camino Community College District (4.1 miles)
  • Los Angeles Harbor College (4.3 miles)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (4.5 miles)
  • Marymount California University (6.4 miles)
  • El Camino College-Comptom Center (7.9 miles)

Largest Schools near Torrance, California

There are a good number of very large colleges near Torrance, another byproduct of Los Angeles' proximity. The University of Southern California is the biggest school with a total of 43,401 students enrolled. The next most populated colleges include:

  • University of California-Los Angeles (41,908 students)
  • California State University-Fullerton (38,948 students)
  • California State University-Long Beach (37,446 students)
  • East Lost Angeles College (37,188 students)
  • Santa Monica College (30,615 students)

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  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

The calculation of net price is the subtraction of the average amount of financial aid received from the costs of attendance. This section is made up of figures applying solely to full-time undergraduate students over the course of the 2014-2015 school year. The least expensive schools near Torrance are a mix of community colleges and 4-year public universities. The lowest net prices are boasted by:

  • California State University-Los Angeles ($3,160)
  • Downey Adult School ($3,276)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills ($3,764)
  • Long Beach City College ($5,546)
  • Hacienda La Puente Adult Education ($5,873)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates within this section are exclusive to undergraduate students enrolled at a full-time level. They're based on the 2015 school year and 150% of the typical time required to complete a program. In addition to being the largest school on the list, the University of Southern California also boasts the best graduation rate, with 92% of students getting their degree. The next best are:

  • California Institute of Technology (91%)
  • University of California-Los Angeles (91%)
  • Occidental College (88%)
  • Loyola Marymount University (79%)
  • Bethesda University (77%)

Students in Torrance will find many quality options located nearby, with large public universities as well as smaller private schools and community colleges.

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