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Pasadena City College
Pasadena City College 1570 E Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106 Phone: (626) 585-7123
  • General Information
    About Pasadena City College

    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


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of transfer credits are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 48%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 40,148
    Native American 236
    Asian 12,587
    African American 2,412
    Hispanic 12,798
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 9,733
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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