Who we serve

At the Los Angeles Trade Technical College (LATTC) students attain educational opportunities through 9 pathway meta-majors with 97 programs of study and hundreds of courses. To learn more about LATTC's pathways and programs of study, please visit: http://www.lattc.edu/academics/pathways

While fees are low, and some government financial aid is available, the costs of textbooks, tools, and
uniforms, as well as housing and transportation, present a major barrier for students trying to complete
their education. The LATTC Foundation provides financial assistance to qualifying students with
demonstrated hardship.

LATTC has the largest GAIN/CalWorks (welfare-to-work) program among community colleges in
82% of students qualify for reduced tuition due to low income.
Over 1,400 students have been enrolled in Trade Tech's disabled students program.
Nearly all 16,000 students are very low-income.
A significant number of students are challenged with homelessness.
• Over 900 students had identified themselves as emancipated foster youth.
More than 1,400 students identified as military veterans.
• Some students were formerly incarcerated and seeking new opportunities through education.


46% Identify as Female
53% Identify as Male
1% Non-Binary/Gender Fluid/Gender Queer

Income (Calculated by % of AMI)
59% Low Income
41% Moderate Income

70% Identify as Latino or Hispanic
14% Identify as African American or Black (not of Hispanic origin)
4% Identify as White (not of Hispanic origin)
2% Native American Indian, Indigenous peoples, or Alaska Native
<1% Identify as Asian (not of Hispanic origin)
10% Multiracial (Individuals that identify as two or more races)

Unique Populations
35% Identify as Experiencing Homelessness
8% Identify as Elderly or Senior Citizens
5% Identify as Military or Veterans
4% Identify as LGBT
4% Identify as Disabled
0.31% Identify as Refugees or Immigrants

Domestic Status
25% Married
18% In A Domestic Partnership
25% Single, No Dependents
25% Single, Female Head of Household
7% Single, Male Head of Household

Student Population % by Age Group
28% 16-24
32% 25-44
28% 45-64
12% 65+

Previous academic year completion/graduation rates by race
18% Black
72% Hispanic or Latino
8% White
2% Not Tracked

Pell grant eligibility by race
18% Black
66% Hispanic or Latino
12% White
4% Not Tracked