About El Camino College
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 herefor the Campus Map.
El Camino College A South Bay Tradition
Since the opening of El Camino College nearly 60 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