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Porterville College
Porterville College 100 E College Ave Porterville, CA 93257 Phone: (559) 791-2200
  • 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, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    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
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    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
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 66%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 6,347
    Native American 130.0
    Asian 426.0
    African American 147.0
    Hispanic 3,227.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,809
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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