Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 19,090
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Two-year, very large // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 46% / 54% (2017)

First generation college students: 56.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 57.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 38.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 29.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 22.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 15.5%
Black: 3.5%
Hispanic: 48.6%
Asian: 24.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 2.4%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $12,197
In-State tuition: $1,212
Out-of-State tuition: $7,476

Estimated books and supplies: $1,080 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $16,580 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $25,258 (2017)
Median Family Income: $18,768 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 28.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 0.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $6,651 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $71 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $2,960
$30k-48k $3,697
$48k-75k $6,469
$75k-110k $9,241
$110k+ $9,277

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 87.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $6,651 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $6,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $6,632 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 49.1% (2015)
@3 year 50.8% (2017)
@5 year 73.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 29.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 34.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $25,559 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $40,191 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 7
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 5
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 37
Associate's Degree Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 1
Associate's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 176
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 18
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 4
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 7
Associate's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 16
Associate's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Associate's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 27
Associate's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 20
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 88
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Apparel and Textiles. 17
Associate's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 49
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 18
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 52 $35,780 ($2,982)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Finance and Financial Management Services. 3
Associate's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 6
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma International Business. 3
Associate's Degree International Business. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 3
Associate's Degree History. 30
Associate's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 16
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 144 $9,208 ($767) $26,531 ($2,211)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Journalism. 2
Associate's Degree Journalism. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 12
Associate's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 7
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 6
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 2
Associate's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 30
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 12
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fine and Studio Arts. 5
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 71
Associate's Degree Music. 27
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 7
Associate's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 4
Associate's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 36
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 17
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 14
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 22
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 84
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 88 $12,834 $82,079 ($6,840) $90,341 ($7,528)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 16
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 3
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 902 $5,681 $16,389 ($1,366) $44,411 ($3,701)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 17
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 33
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 3
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2233 $24,387 ($2,032)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Library and Archives Assisting. 16
Associate's Degree Library and Archives Assisting. 4
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 93
Associate's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 1120
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 2
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 74
Associate's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Associate's Degree Physics. 57
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 238 $12,000 $34,262 ($2,855)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 7
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 113 $24,022 ($2,002) $44,404 ($3,700)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 4
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 4
Associate's Degree Anthropology. 17
Associate's Degree Geography and Cartography. 8
Associate's Degree Political Science and Government. 39
Associate's Degree Sociology. 146
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 6
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 20
Associate's Degree Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 97
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 10
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $85,878
Full time faculty: 52%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 21.0

School's endowment start of year:
School's endowment end of year: