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Study at Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom

Pierce College, a community college district in Pierce County, Washington, was established in 1967. It has one campus at Fort Steilacoom in Lakewood. The college awards associate's degrees in arts and sciences, as well as a number of certificate programs in social services, early childhood education, and dental hygiene. There are also several continuing education, distance learning, international education, and military programs offered.

The Fort Steilacoom campus came into operation in 1970, and is situated on 140 acres. At this point, the college's name had been changed to Fort Steilacoom Community College. However, as the Enrolment figures increased, the name was changed back to Pierce College in 1986.

Pierce College's athletics teams go by the name of Raiders. The college has teams in soccer, softball, volleyball, basketball, baseball and fastpitch.

Profile of Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom

Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom is located in Lakewood, WA (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts and construction trades.

Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom Selectivity

Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom is an open-admission school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom had 7, 504 enrolled students in 2007.

Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts706liberal arts and sciences
Construction Trades150property management
Business and Management75business, business management, marketing, accounting technology, sales, fashion merchandising, small business management, human resources, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement74criminal justice and administration, forensic science, fire services administration, security and protective services
Medical Support and Technology67veterinary assistant, dental hygienist, mental health services tech, medical lab assistant
office and Administration47data entry, general office occupations, office management
Production Trades45welding
Education and Teaching31early childhood education, teacher aide
Computer Science and Engineering25computer graphics, computer networking, computer support, computer programming, computer product certification, database administration
Cooking and Culinary Arts23personal and culinary services
Medical administration22medical secretary, medical receptionist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine13registered nursing
Therapy and Counselling12substance abuse Counselling
Science10physical sciences
Law9legal assistant, legal secretary
Engineering Technician6drafting
Transportation1truck and bus driver

Contact: Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom

Pierce College At Fort Steilacoom

9401 Farwest Dr SW

Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

General Phone: (253) 964-6500

http://www.pierce. ctc.edu/

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