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Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Pasadena, CA. The 2019 average net price at Pasadena City College is $6,409. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 26,862.
Mission StatementThe mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust...
The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College provides an academically rigorous and comprehensive curriculum for students pursuing educational and career goals as well as learning opportunities designed for individual development. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities. At Pasadena City College we serve our students by: - Providing courses and programs, in a variety of instructional modalities, which reflect academic excellence and professional integrity; - Fostering a dynamic and creative learning environment that is technologically, intellectually and culturally stimulating; - Challenging our students to participate fully in the learning process and encouraging them to be responsible for their own academic success; - Respecting them as individuals who may require diverse and flexible learning opportunities; - Supporting organizational practices that facilitate student progress towards their goals; and - Encouraging and supporting continuous learning and professional development in those who serve our students: faculty, staff, managers, and administrators.


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Location: Pasadena, CA
Student Body: 26,862
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: pasadena.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: 5%
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $1,104
Out of State/International Tuition: $7,488
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,918
Other Fees: $62
Net Price In-District/State: $6,409
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 4,673
  • Men / Women Ratio: 2,434 / 2,239
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 45
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: 5%
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: 216
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 34%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 17%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 15%
  • Health Professions: 5%
  • Psychology: 4%

Academic Programs

Pasadena City College offers 134 Total Programs in Associate's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsPasadena City College offers 78 Associate's Degree Programs
Architecture
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
  • Photographic and Film, Video Technology, Technician and Assistant Degree
Computer Science
Construction
Education
  • Education, Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Degree
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
Personal/Culinary Services
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsPasadena City College offers 56 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
  • Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production Degree
  • Photographic and Film, Video Technology, Technician and Assistant Degree
Computer Science
Construction
Education
  • Education, Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Degree
Engineering Technology
  • Biomedical Technology, Technician Degree
  • Drafting and Design Technology, Technician, General Degree
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Library Science
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 36%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 42%
  • 1st Year Retention: 74%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $34,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 26,862
  • Hispanic Students: 51%
  • Asian Students: 23%
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 15%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Non-resident, alien: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

From Program1 Agreements with 2 Colleges
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Azusa Pacific University
University of California-Los Angeles
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Azusa Pacific University
General Agreement
University of California-Los Angeles
General Agreement