College Profile: Pasadena City College

 
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Pasadena City College (commonly known by the abbreviation PCC) is a community college located on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California, USA. PCC is the third largest community college campus in the United States. The school attracts students from throughout southern California, enrolling a large percentage of student from outside of the bounds of the Pasadena Area Community College District, established in 1966. The district includes the cities of Pasadena, South Pasadena, Altadena, San Marino, Temple City, Burbank, La Canada Flintridge, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, and portions of Rosemead and El Monte. The sports teams are known as the Lancers, and the school colors are cardinal red and gold. As of 2006, the college claims that over one million individuals have taken classes at PCC.
 
1570 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA
91106-2003
626-585-7123 (general)
626-585-7401 (financial aid)
626-585-7394 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Pasadena City College is successful student learning. The College provides high- quality, academically rigorous instruction in a comprehensive transfer and vocational curriculum, as well as learning activities designed to improve the economic condition and quality of life of the diverse communities within the College service area. At Pasadena City College we serve our students by: o Offering courses and programs which reflect academic excellence and professional integrity, o Challenging them to participate fully in the learning process by encouraging them to be responsible for their own academic success, o Fostering a creative learning environment that is technologically challenging and intellectually and culturally stimulating, o Recognizing them as individuals who may require diverse and flexible learning opportunities, and o Encouraging and supporting continuous learning and professional development in those who serve our students: faculty, staff, and managers.


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 20,000 and above
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Pasadena City College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
39,803 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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