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East Los Angeles College Associate in Political Science & Government

38 Associate Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Political Science. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Political Science & Government is a major offered under the social sciences program of study at East Los Angeles College. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the associate degree program in political science, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does an Associate in Political Science from East Los Angeles College Cost?

$1,238 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

East Los Angeles College Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at East Los Angeles College paid an average of $328 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $46 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In StateOut of State
Books and Supplies$1,080$1,080

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Does East Los Angeles College Offer an Online Associate in Political Science?

Online degrees for the East Los Angeles College political science associate degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the East Los Angeles College Online Learning page.

East Los Angeles College Associate Student Diversity for Political Science

38 Associate Degrees Awarded
57.9% Women
92.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 38 students received their associate degree in political science. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 57.9% of the political science students who took home an associate degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 52.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 92.1% of political science associate degree recipients at East Los Angeles College in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 66%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American1
Hispanic or Latino34
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students0
Other Races/Ethnicities3

Associate in Political Science Focus Areas at East Los Angeles College

Political Science & Government students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Political Science38

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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