Las Positas College: Ranking & Review

Livermore Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1911 6627
Top 39%

Las Positas College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,524 $26,404
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 Humanities 311 311
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 132 132
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 102 102
Psychology 53 53
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 51 51
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 48 48
English Language and Literature & Letters 44 44
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 36 36
Social Sciences 24 24
Visual and Performing Arts 23 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 16 16
Physical Sciences 14 14
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 9 9
History 8 8
Mathematics and Statistics 7 7
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 7 7
Precision Production 6 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5 5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5 5
Education 4 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 3 3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 2 2
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