Since 1924, Pasadena City College has provided the San Gabriel Valley with a high-quality, innovative learning environment that inspires student success.
Each semester PCC serves 29,200+ students, including international students from 71 different countries. Our academic programs encompass a variety of degrees, transfer programs, certificates of achievement, and occupational skills certificates that challenge students and support progress toward their goals.
Widely recognized as a transfer leader, PCC is one of California’s top schools for transfers to local universities, including the CSU and UC system, USC, Art Center College of Design, Caltech, and more.
Whether a student is beginning his or her college experience here, or picking up new skills for a change in career or work responsibilities, PCC empowers individuals to maximize their investment in education.
141 Associate degree programs
99 Certificate of Achievement programs
43 Noncredit certificate programs
Program numbers based on the 2020-2021 College Catalog
The Lancer is a Roman mounted warrior wielding a long spear-like weapon.
Cardinal & Gold
Football, Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Track & Field
Basketball, Softball, Badminton, Water Polo, Volleyball, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Track & Field
First Year Experience (FYE) eases students’ transition from high school to college, providing assistance before and throughout the first year.
The Veterans Service Center supports servicemen and women with dedicated programs as they complete their studies.
PCC’s Center for the Arts building opened in 2012 and serves as a cultural hub for campus.
The Division of Health Sciences is a national model for innovation in medical education.
Hands-on learning takes place in the FabLab and other areas in the Division of Engineering and Technology.