Discover your strengths and passions.
Explore careers and programs that match your interests.
Choose a program that will get you there.
PCC is one of the leading community colleges in California for Associate Degrees for Transfer awarded.
PCC is ranked in the top 10 among community colleges for transfers to the UC and CSU system including UCLA, UC Berkeley, Cal State LA, and Cal Poly Pomona.
We will lead you on a path to success at less than half the cost of a four-year university.
* Tuition averages based on averages of an in-state, full-time student for 1 year.
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You will be supported throughout your journey at PCC. Our counselors will help you map out a path to success and our tutoring and success centers will support you through the journey; we are here every step of the way. You will have access to a variety of support and academic programs, and we provide many specialized services to various populations of students. For high school students, we offer an award-winning program, Pathways, to help you make a smooth transition from high school to college.
We want to see you reach your goals. We are here to support you.
Make memories and build relationships.
Pasadena is the cultural center of the San Gabriel Valley. Pasadena boasts over 500 restaurants, 14 museums, 11 performing arts organizations, and hundreds of retailers and boutiques. It's home to top universities, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, established companies, and entrepreneurial startups. Walk, bike, drive, or take public transit throughout Pasadena and experience its vibrant entertainment, arts and culture, top cuisine, and stunning outdoors. There’s always something to do.
BY THE NUMBERS
Each semester over 30,250+ students attend PCC.
Every year we enroll 830+ international students.
2,700+ students transfer to a four-year university each year.
Last year we provided students with $1,155,578 in scholarships.
We offer 124 degree programs in 90+ program areas.
We have 88 certificate of achievement programs.
1,610 faculty, adjunct faculty, librarians, counselors and administrators support you.
We offer 41 noncredit certificate programs in 30 areas.
We have 85+ clubs and organizations on campus.
16 athletic teams across 11 different sports.
We're just 10 miles from Los Angeles in the heart of Pasadena.
Why not a more affordable education? Why not a new career? Why not a community college
that feels like a university? Why not a flexible schedule?
A changing world needs more people asking why not.
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