Get an Affordable, Convenient Education with Plenty of Resources to Aid in Student Success
Applications for enrollment at Compton College for the 2023 summer term and fall semester opened online October 1, 2022. As a lower-cost alternative to four-year colleges/universities, Compton College offers top-quality academics and is both a gateway to higher education and for some, an alternative to four-year institutions. Apply online in a few easy steps: http://www.compton.edu/apply/.
Create your success story at Compton College! Students of all ages may earn an associate degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year university or train for a job. Learn a new trade, make a career change, and acquire or upgrade skills to join the workforce with training that takes as little as 18 months to complete. Compton College offers training and certificate programs in 17 different occupational fields.
We care about our students and provide financial, academic, and technical support for those in need such as financial aid, tutoring, book vouchers, free laptops and Wi-fi hotspot loans, free/reduced food resources, and referrals for those with housing insecurity. Compton College is a great choice because it’s closer to home and costs a lot less—enrollment fees are just a fraction of those at our four-year counterparts.
“Compton College displays a passion for its students,” said Paul Medina, Compton College Associated Student Government president. “It’s a small, cohesive college where students can connect with instructors, administrators and staff, and people get to know you by name. Compton College is dedicated to making higher education accessible by offering financial aid and resources to offset costs for all students so they can concentrate on learning and improving their quality of life.”
Local 2023 High School Grads Attend Nearly Cost Free!
High school graduates from the Compton, Lynwood and Paramount unified school districts who attend Compton College full time (12 units) immediately after graduation are eligible to have their enrollment fees paid for two years through Compton College’s Oliver W. Conner Promise program. In addition, students receive up to $400 a year for textbooks, course materials and supplies, as well as a free tablet/laptop if students are enrolled full-time at census for the third semester. Students benefit from a two-year savings of $3,680!
How to Apply to Compton College
Compton College’s summer 2023 sessions begin June 20 and July 3, 2023; the fall 2023 semester begins on August 20, 2023.
New students may apply for admission by completing the Compton College online application in a few easy steps. Students may complete the Steps to Enrollment from the comfort of home or visit the Admissions Office on campus for in-person assistance. Visit the Steps to Enrollment web page for more information and guidance: https://www.compton.edu/steps/.
In-person and online counseling appointments to complete Step 4 – Educational Planning are available Monday through Friday by appointment or express drop-in counseling here: http://www.compton.edu/studentservices/supportservices/counseling/.