Los Angeles County is a leader in education with some of the nation’s leading research universities, a large system of community colleges, and leading school districts.

  • 121 accredited institutions offering associate, bachelor and graduate degrees
  • Largest community college district (Los Angeles Community College District)
  • Three world-class research universities: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), and University of Southern California (USC)
  • World-leading automotive design program, including Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design
  • Well-trained engineering workforce from technical design and production industries, including aerospace, architectural engineering and auto design