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Study at Las Positas College

Las Positas College is a community college located in Livermore, California. It offers a two-year curriculum for students seeking career preparation, transfer to a four-year college or university and personal enrichment. The campus is spread across an area of 147 acres. LPC enrolls more than 8, 000 students annually. The students at Las Positas college can choose from more than 20 occupational associate degrees, over 15 transfer associate degrees, and more than 35 certificate programs. LPC athletes are known as the Hawks. The college fields both men's and women's sports teams. The teams participate in various sports like basketball, soccer and cross-country.

Profile of Las Positas CollegeLas Positas College is located in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Livermore, California. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Las Positas College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study music, family and social work, and liberal arts.

Las Positas College Selectivity

Las Positas College maintains an open-admission policy.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Las Positas College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 8, 024 students (4, 639 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Las Positas College.

Las Positas College Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The Mission of Las Positas College is to foster growth and success, both in its students and in its community. The College strives to fulfill this Mission by offering high-quality, comprehensive educational programs and services. It augments and strengthens its Mission by partnering with local businesses and organizations to promote the welfare of its students and the economic and social health of its service area. Las Positas College: Enables students to transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions; Prepares students for career entry and advancement; Provides basic skills and English as a Second Language instruction; Delivers quality, substantive student support services; and Fosters student success through committed, exceptional faculty and staff. Las Positas College offers its students a strong instructional foundation for its students and aims to cultivate in them: The ability to think critically; An understanding and respect for difference and diversity; The ability to make humane, informed, and ethical decisions; The willingness to adapt to change in the workplace; and The desire to participate in society as responsible citizens. "

Las Positas College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts362liberal arts and sciences, speech and rhetoric, international relations, social services, humanities
Family and Social Work52child development, social service professions
Security and Law Enforcement46fire-fighting, criminal justice and police
Business and Management18business management, accounting, business, retail, sales and marketing, small business management
Media15digital communications, journalism
Engineering Technician11industrial safety tech, engineering technician, drafting, manufacturing tech, laser/optical tech
Design6interior design, illustration
Computer Science and Engineering4computer science, information technology, computer programming, computer networking
Photography and Commercial Art4commercial photography
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3health and physical education, sports and fitness management
Mechanics and Repair3automobile mechanics, communications install and repair
Landscaping and Horticulture2landscaping, plant nursery, floristry, applied horticulture
Therapy and Counselling1psychology
Art Studies1art studies
office and Administration1data entry, administrative assistant, office management
Science1biology, physics, chemistry
Agricultural Science and Management1various agricultural courses
Science and Laboratory Technician0chemical tech
Production Trades0welding
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0EMT paramedic
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Contact: Las Positas CollegeLas Positas College

3033 Collier Cyn Rd

Livermore, California 94551-7650

General Phone: (925) 424-1000


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