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Las Positas College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

9,153 students

100% admitted

  • 3,350 full time
  • 5,803 part time
  • 1,657 men full time
  • 1,693 women full time
  • open enrollment

8,373 Undergraduates

$6,528 tuition/year

  • 780 Non-Degree
  • $6,528 out of state
  • $34 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,665 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Far West Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Chris from Tracy, CA
  • 0
  • There are several excellent teachers and staff that I have interacted with. For vocational training and support, I believe that this school is a top tier college.…

  • Jan-07-2012 Read More
  • Tawny from Livermore, CA
  • 0
  • las positas is a good campus with knowledgeable professors. unfortunately it isn't very challenging. it could be very easy to get stuck at this school.…

  • Jan-24-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

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;

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kurt from Dublin, CA
  • Sep-29-2011 I am a current student here

    In addition to the awesome faculty, the student life is great here too. I moved to this area just a few months ago and have already made a great number of friends through classes and student organizations.

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  • 5
  • Katlyn from Livermore, CA
  • Feb-08-2011 I am a current student here

    Many people categorize junior college as a continuation of high school. I do not agree. The majority of my professors here have been extremely helpful and I find that most really do want their students to succeed and do well. I have enjoyed my experience, and have done very well for myself.

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