Pasadena City College: Ranking & Review

Pasadena Rank United States Rank World Rank
4 945 3307
Top 20%

Pasadena City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

5,041 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,134 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Pasadena City 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.

Pasadena City College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,734 $26,390
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Pasadena City College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $6,944
Fees for full-time undergraduates $60 $60
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $224

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1,475 1,475
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 745 745
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 736 736
Health Professions and Related Programs 363 363
Psychology 167 167
Social Sciences 149 149
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 141 141
Visual and Performing Arts 129 129
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 83 83
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 83 83
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 82 82
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 73 73
Legal Professions and Studies 72 72
Mathematics and Statistics 62 62
English Language and Literature & Letters 49 49
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 44 44
Physical Sciences 42 42
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 34 34
Personal and Culinary Services 30 30
Library Science 25 25
History 22 22
Construction Trades 13 13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10 10
Architecture and Related Services 5 5
Precision Production 4 4
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 4 4
Education
Grand Total4,6424,642

A total of 4,642 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pasadena City College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate36%34%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,018
Instructional FTE636
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitepasadena.edu
Address1570 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, California, 91106-2003
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
Phone6265857123