- Name - East Los Angeles College
- Year - 1945
- School motto - Vitam amplificare hominibus hominesque societati (Mankind extends the life of the community)
- Student Population - 41,875 (including on-ground, online, full-time, and part-time students)
- International Student Population - 830+ Students
- Faculty Size - 1,300
- Public 2-Year College
- Campus Location - Monterey Park, CA
- Graduate Program - No graduate programs.
- Best known Program - Social Sciences, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
East Los Angeles College (ELAC) has an international, multicultural student body that complements the 14 communities comprising its primary service area. The college offers both academic transfer courses, which prepare students for admission to four-year colleges and universities, and occupational programs which prepare students for careers in two years or less.
East Los Angeles College empowers students to achieve their educational goals, to expand their individual potential, and to successfully pursue their aspirations for a better future for themselves, their community and the world.