Pasadena City College

1570 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106-2003
Tel: (626)585-7123
22,684 students
Public institution

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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.
School Highlights:
Pasadena City College serves 22,684 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Pasadena City College is one of 57 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (1.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Pasadena City College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 22,684 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
22,684 students
1,303 students
Pasadena City College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
8,135 students
835 students
Pasadena City College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 14,549 students
1,046 students
Pasadena City College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Pasadena City College sch enrollment Pasadena City College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
39%
2%
Pasadena City College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
34%
7%
Pasadena City College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
11%
Pasadena City College Black (2006-2012)
% White
21%
66%
Pasadena City College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Pasadena City College More (2010-2012)
Pasadena City College sch ethnicity Pasadena City College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.69 0.44
Pasadena City College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,152 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 64% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,504 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,152 $5,890
Pasadena City College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,504 $10,047
Pasadena City College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Pasadena City College is one of America's top community colleges, with a strong reputation for academics and leading-edge technology. Pasadena City College is located in the Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, California, USA. It often called by its acronym, PCC. Its current president is Dr. James Kossler. Pasadena City College can trace its roots back to 1911 when eighteen acres were acquired for the construction of a new campus for Pasadena High School. An additional nineteen acres were purchased in 1923 expanding the campus to 37.39 aces. The property was bounded on the north by Colorado Boulevard, the east by Sierra Bonita Avenue, the south by Blanch Street (later Del Mar) and the west by Hill Avenue. Pasadena City College sponsors intercollegiate teams through the Physical Education Division. We offer 16 intercollegiate sports teams in 11 different sports.

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For Los Angeles, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,882 per year for in-state students and $8,789 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,961 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.