Pasadena City College provides the San Gabriel Valley with a high quality, innovative and dynamic learning environment that inspires student success. Each semester we offer academic programs that encompass degrees, transfer programs, and certificates, to 26,100+ students.

我们是 new 学生和 returning students. 我们是 local, international, and online. We span many cultures — LGBT, multicultural, veterans, and everyone else in between.

我们是 science and math, liberal 艺术, music and art, athletics, nursing and vocational 艺术. 我们是 recognized educators, experienced staff, and caring counselors. 我们提供 opportunity for students to transfer to top schools or to find new careers. 我们是 achievers, impactors, and innovators. 我们打破障碍. 我们是 proud, bold and strong. 我们是 all here with one goal: to be great.


PCC was founded in 1924 with a student enrollment of 267. 我创建的n response to the community’s need for higher education facilities, Pasadena Junior College was first established on the Pasadena High School campus. 这是其中之一 earliest junior colleges in the Southwest United States.

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Reaching New Heights

Pasadena City College is recognized as one of the best 社区学院 in California. 我们是 embedded in Southern California and every day our faculty, students, and staff go beyond convention to achieve what some might say was unachievable.

PCC is a finalist for the 2021 Aspen Prize for 社区 College Excellence, the nation’s pre-eminent recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s 社区学院. This is Pasadena City College’s third time as an Aspen Prize finalist.

Ranked #1 in California for

Associate 度 granted
Associate 度 for 转移
Associate 度 earned by minorities
Associate 度 earned by Asian Americans

Sources: 社区 College Week 9/27/16, California 社区 College Chancellor’s Office AY 2013-14, 



29,220 Students Enrolled

23,608 学生和 2,519 noncredit students are enrolled at PCC in Fall 2023.

92 Academic Areas of stud

83 Academic areas of study.

Over $1 million  in scholarships

PCC授予 $683,302 in scholarships to students last year.

7,800 associate degrees awarded

4,598 Associate 度 awarded during the 2022-2023 school year.



Humanity and social justice have been a part of PCC since the earliest days of our 存在. More recently, the college has been proud to be designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution since 1990, which means our Latinx population makes up more than 25 percent of our 学生的身体. This fact and others are sources of power for our students, faculty, and staff as we chart the future with our past and present in mind.

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Located in Pasadena, California

Pasadena City College is located 10 minutes north of Los Angeles in Pasadena, California at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.



社区 Education Center

Foothill Campus (formerly CEC)



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领导 & 规划

PCC is administered by the Pasadena Area 社区 College District (PACCD), which operates under a Shared Governance model which encourages the participative role of faculty, staff, management, and students in District and College governance. 

Learn more about PCC's 领导  Read the Current PACCD Strategic Plan