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Pasadena City College Overview

Located in Pasadena, California, Pasadena City College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Pasadena City College Known For?

6,633 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Pasadena City College.
  • In 2017-2018, 40% of the faculty were full-time.

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Pasadena City College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Pasadena City College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#232 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Pasadena City College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Communication Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Legal Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Psychology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Mathematics & Statistics Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Communication & Journalism Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Pasadena City College?

Location of Pasadena City College

Contact details for Pasadena City College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106-2003
Phone: 626-585-7123
Website: pasadena.edu/

How Do I Get Into Pasadena City College?

You can apply to Pasadena City College online at: pasadena.edu/get-started/index.php

Pasadena City College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Pasadena City College?

9.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Pasadena City College, approximately 0% of students took out student loans averaging $5,304 a year. That adds up to $21,216 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pasadena City College is 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Pasadena City College Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,010 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 26,971 undergraduate students at Pasadena City College, with 10,010 being full-time and 16,961 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Pasadena City College

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,010 full-time undergraduates at Pasadena City College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Pasadena City College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Pasadena City College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pasadena City College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,813
Black or African American 312
Hispanic or Latino 4,513
White 1,150
International Students 729
Other Races/Ethnicities 493

Over 76 countries are represented at Pasadena City College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Indonesia.

Online Learning at Pasadena City College

1,349 Took All Classes Online
5,451 Took At Least One Class Online
12.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,451 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Pasadena City College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Pasadena City College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Pasadena City College was 12.6%. This is the #1,168 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Pasadena City College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Pasadena City College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2,233 0 2,233
Biological & Physical Science 0 1,120 0 1,120
Business Administration & Management 2 902 1 905
General Psychology 0 238 0 238
General Engineering Technology 0 176 0 176
Nursing 0 88 84 172
Sociology 0 146 0 146
Communication & Media Studies 0 144 0 144
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 113 7 120
Human Development & Family Studies 0 88 20 108
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 78 10 19 107
Mathematics 0 93 0 93
Health & Physical Education 2 74 0 76
Fine & Studio Arts 5 71 0 76
Legal Support Services 0 18 49 67
Physics 0 57 0 57
Dental Support Services 0 17 36 53
General English Literature 0 52 0 52
Political Science & Government 0 39 0 39
Business Support & Assistant Services 33 5 0 38
Cosmetology 0 1 37 38
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 3 22 9 34
History 0 30 0 30
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 30 0 30
Allied Health Professions 0 7 22 29
Romance Languages 0 27 0 27
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 20 7 0 27
Music 0 27 0 27
Textile & Apparel Studies 10 8 7 25
Accounting 13 6 4 23
Communication Sciences 0 22 0 22
Drama & Theater Arts 0 19 2 21
Library & Archives Assisting 16 4 0 20
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 18 18
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 3 14 17
Anthropology 0 17 0 17
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 16 0 16
East Asian Languages 0 16 0 16
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 16 16
Journalism 1 13 1 15
Design & Applied Arts 0 3 12 15
Hospitality Management 0 5 6 11
Health Sciences & Services 0 4 7 11
Precision Metal Working 10 1 0 11
Audiovisual Communications 0 3 7 10
Computer Programming 7 3 0 10
Graphic Communications 6 2 0 8
Information Technology 5 3 0 8
Building Management & Inspection 0 2 6 8
Fire Protection 0 4 4 8
Geography & Cartography 0 8 0 8
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 7 0 7
Finance & Financial Management 2 2 1 5
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 4 1 0 5
International Business 2 1 1 4
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 4 0 4
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 1 3
General Sales & Marketing 3 0 0 3
Environmental Control Technology 3 0 0 3
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 2 0 2
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 1
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 227 6,015 391 6,633

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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