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El Camino College Admissions

It is not competitive to get into El Camino College.

If you are thinking about applying to El Camino College, the regular decision application deadline is August 27 and the application fee costs $50.

El Camino College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of El Camino College's admissions stats.

El Camino College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

El Camino College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for El Camino College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 27

Considering Applying Early to El Camino College?

El Camino College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to El Camino College?

Getting into El Camino College is not competitive. El Camino College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, El Camino College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like El Camino College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to El Camino College

For more information on transferring to El Camino College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to El Camino College

El Camino College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does El Camino College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at El Camino College

Curious about the factors that are considered by El Camino College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Geographical Residence Very Important
State Residency Very Important
Academic GPA Considered

Make sure to check with El Camino College for more information on admission factors.

El Camino College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to El Camino College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with El Camino College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements official trade school, college, or university transcripts
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into El Camino College?

El Camino College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

El Camino College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to El Camino College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

El Camino College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to El Camino College?

❌ Students who are admitted to El Camino College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does El Camino College accept transfer credits?

✅ El Camino College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. El Camino College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does El Camino College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ El Camino College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to El Camino College?

✅ El Camino College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at El Camino College?

❌ El Camino College does not offer early decision.

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El Camino College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



El Camino College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 27

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to El Camino College is Aug 27.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to El Camino College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

El Camino College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

El Camino College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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