Pasadena City College, Home of the PCC Lancers

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Address:

1570 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, California 91106-2003
(626) 585-7123

President: Dr. Mark W. Rocha

Founded 1924, with a student enrollment of 267

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: 30 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 $44 million in student scholarships and financial aid

Special activities and honors:

National math and forensics awards
Scholars Program
Semesters Abroad in Oxford, England and Florence, Italy
Upward Bound Program
Teaching and Learning Communities Program
Tournament of Roses Honor Band
Puente Project and Ujima Program
Summer study/ travel programs

Intercollegiate athletics:

Football (M), Basketball (M/W), Baseball (M), Softball (W), Badminton (W), Water Polo (W), Volleyball (W), Cross Country (M/W), Soccer (M/W), Swimming (M/W), Track and Field (M/W)

Mascot: The Lancer, a Roman-type warrior

School colors: Cardinal and gold

District:

Pasadena Area Community College District, established in 1966, located in the West San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, district population — 403,596

District Communities:

Altadena, Arcadia, La Cañada Flintridge, Pasadena, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena and Temple City; portions of El Monte and Rosemead

District Public High Schools:

Arcadia, Blair, John Muir, La Cañada, Marshall Fundamental, Pasadena, Rose City, Rosemead, San Marino, South Pasadena, and Temple City

PCC is one of California's 112 community colleges in 72 districts which have a total enrollment of 2.6 million students, the largest higher education system in the world

Credit/Non-credit course sections offered for Fall semester 2012— 2,436

Fall 2012 enrollment statistics:

22,671 credit students
3,071 noncredit students

51.2% Female
48.3% Male

Ethnicity

District

Students

Employees

Hispanic

24.9%

42.5%

17.5%

Asian or Pacific Islander

25.4%

23.2%

11.1%

White

39.9%

16.5%

58.5%

Black

  7.2%

 5.4%

10.9%

Filipino

 

  3.7%

 0.9%

American Indian

  0.2%

   0.4%

  1.0%

Other

   2.3%

.3%

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Declined to state  

8.0%

0.1%

Number of employees:

399 faculty, librarians, counselors and administrators;
903 adjunct faculty
317 maintenance, trades, professional, clerical, and management

Operating budget

Operating budget for 2012-2013 is $111,399,095, which includes:
$2.8 million in lottery income,
$7.7 million in student enrollment fees, and
$8.6 million in non-resident tuition

Campus size: 53 acres, 30 buildings

Transfer performance – in 2010 - 2011

609 PCC students transferred to the campuses of the University of California,
1,225 students transferred to the campuses of the California State University. (Information provided by the National Clearing House and California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.)

Community Education Center

3035 East Foothill Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91107 • (626) 585-3000

Child Development Center

1324 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91106 • (626) 585-3180

PCC Extension

Room D108 • (626) 585-7608 • www.pcclearn.org

Prepared by: PCC Public Relations Office 1570 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106-2003 (626) 585-7315, 6/11/13

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