General Information About Porterville College
With students as our focus, Porterville College provides our local and diverse communities an excellent educational experience that fosters intellectual curiosity and growth, lifelong learning, and prepares our students for personal and academic success. In support of our values and philosophy, Porterville College will: Provide quality academic programs to all students who are capable of benefiting from community college instruction. Provide comprehensive support services to help students achieve their personal, vocational and academic potential. Prepare students for transfer and success at four-year institutions. Provide courses and training to prepare students for employment or to enhance skills within their current careers. Provide developmental education to students who need to enhance their knowledge and understanding of basic skills. Recognize student achievement through awarding degrees, certificates, grants, and scholarships.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $658 Room & Board Charge $0 Books & Supplies Cost $1,638
Total Financial Aid Amounts Issued Pell Grants $3,214,966 Other Federal Grants $125,833 Scholarships & Fellowships $5,216,019 Discount Applied to Tuition/Fee $892,973 Average Grant Dollars Issued $937,610 Avg. Scholarship and Fellowships $2,608,010
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,347 Native American 130 Asian 426 African American 147 Hispanic 3,227 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,809 Enrolled FullTime Graduates