Pasadena City College

Pasadena CA 91106
United States

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.

Institutional Core Values

As an institution committed to successful student learning in an environment of intellectual freedom, Pasadena City College is guided by the following essential, enduring and shared values:

A Passion for Learning

A Commitment to Integrity

An Appreciation for Diversity

A Respect for Collegiality

A Recognition of Our Heritage of Excellence

Academic programs: 60 program areas, with day, evening and weekend classes

Career and Technical programs : 76 program areas, with day, evening and weekend classes

Lifelong learning programs: 25 program areas with evening and weekend classes

Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, Certificates of Achievement and Occupational Skills Certificates

Recognized for:

  • High student transfer rate
  • Honors at Entrance Scholarship awards and nearly $28 million in student scholarships and financial aid

Number of Employees:

  • 435 faculty, librarians, counselors and administrators;
  • 625 adjunct faculty
  • 382 maintenance, trades, professional, clerical, and management

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