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Study at Los Angeles Pierce College

Los Angeles Pierce College, also known as Pierce College, is a two-year community college. It was originally established as the Clarence W. Pierce School of Agriculture. Nine years later, its name was changed to Los Angeles Pierce College, retaining the name of its founder, Dr. Pierce. It enrolls more than 20, 000 students annually. LAPC offers courses on more than 100 subjects in over 90 academic disciplines. It also has transfer alliances with most of the universities in the state. The college boasts enviable transfer rates to UC and CSU. The sports teams of LAPC are nicknamed Brahmas. The college currently fields over 10 athletic teams, which compete in the Western State Conference.

Profile of Los Angeles Pierce CollegeLos Angeles Pierce College is located in a large city, in Woodland Hills, California. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Los Angeles Pierce College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

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

Los Angeles Pierce College Selectivity

Los Angeles Pierce 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, Los Angeles Pierce College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 19, 526 students (10, 304 full-time equivalent).

Los Angeles Pierce College Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at Los Angeles Pierce College.

Los Angeles Pierce College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts735liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation, anthropology, women's studies, area studies, Spanish language, Italian language, geography courses, . . .
Family and Social Work129child development
Nursing and Emergency Medicine70registered nursing
Business and Management51accounting, business management, business, international business, sales and marketing, taxation, small business management, retail, . . .
Mechanics and Repair36electrical installation and repair, automobile mechanics, communications install and repair
Medical Support and Technology19veterinary assistant
Computer Science and Engineering19computer support, computer and info science, computer networking, computer programming, system administration, information technology, webmastering, web design
Science19physiology, biology, microbiology, physics, geology, physical science courses
Therapy and Counselling17psychology, substance abuse Counselling
Landscaping and Horticulture14applied horticulture, landscaping, floristry, plant nursery
Engineering Technician8mechanical drafting, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech
office and Administration7administrative assistant, office management, data entry
Music3music, music management
Engineering3engineering, archeology
Media2mass communication, journalism
Design2graphic design
Animal Science and Care2equestrian studies
Conservation and Resource Management1conservation
Production Trades1machinist, welding, cabinetmaking
Photography and Commercial Art1drawing, film studies
Law0legal secretary
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Construction Trades0construction manager
Fine Arts0sculpture, metal and jewelry, ceramics
Architecture and Planning0architectural tech
Drama and Performing Arts0theatre design, drama
Medicine0medical preparatory
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and police
Art Studies0art studies
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural operations, agriculture
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical Education
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Contact: Los Angeles Pierce CollegeLos Angeles Pierce College

6201 Winnetka Ave

Woodland Hills, California 91371-0002

General Phone: (818) 347-0551


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