Torrance, CA Colleges

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Torrance is an affluent city incorporated in 1921 and located in the South Bay (southwestern) region of Los Angeles County, California, United States. Torrance has 1.5 miles (2.4 km) of shore-front beaches on the Pacific Ocean, quieter and less well known by tourists than others on the Santa Monica Bay, such as those of neighboring Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach. Torrance enjoys a moderate year-round climate with warm temperatures, sea breezes, low humidity and an average rainfall of 12.55 inches per year.

The population of Torrance was 145,438 at the 2010 census. This residential and light high-tech industries city has 90,000 street trees and 30 city parks. Known for its low crime rates, the city consistently ranks among the safest cities in Los Angeles County. Torrance is the birthplace of the AYSO – American Youth Soccer Organization.

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Schools in and around Torrance, CA

Name
Everest College-Torrance
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Homestead Schools
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private not for profit
Trinity Vocational Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
Westwood College-South Bay
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,765 average out-state tuition; $14,765 average in-state tuition
El Camino Community College District
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,928 average out-state tuition; $1,728 average in-state tuition
InterCoast Colleges-Carson
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Torrance, CA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarship Up to $5,000 January 17, 2017
Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Donald F. Hastings Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017