Las Positas College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 39%

Las Positas College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,9894,3474,642

2,794 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

963 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Las Positas College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Las Positas College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Las Positas College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$6,984
Fees for full-time undergraduates$34$34
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$291

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities311311
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services132132
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences102102
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies5151
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4848
English Language and Literature & Letters4444
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3636
Social Sciences2424
Visual and Performing Arts2323
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2121
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1616
Physical Sciences1414
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services99
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians77
Mathematics and Statistics77
Precision Production66
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs55
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences33
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Health Professions and Related Programs22
Grand Total937937

A total of 937 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Las Positas College.

Graduation rate39%35%43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementLas Positas College is an inclusive learning-centered institution providing educational opportunities and support for completion of students' transfer, degree, basic skills, career-technical, and retraining goals.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff322
Instructional FTE212
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address3000 Campus Hill Drive
Livermore, California, 94551-7650
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Small
City population87,000