The mission of Pasadena City College is successful student learning. The College provides high-
quality, academically rigorous instruction in a comprehensive transfer and vocational curriculum,
as well as learning activities designed to improve the economic condition and quality of life of the
diverse communities within the College service area.
At Pasadena City College we serve our students by:
o Offering courses and programs which reflect academic excellence and professional integrity,
o Challenging them to participate fully in the learning process by encouraging them to be responsible for their own academic success,
o Fostering a creative learning environment that is technologically challenging and intellectually and culturally stimulating,
o Recognizing them as individuals who may require diverse and flexible learning opportunities, Read more… and
o Encouraging and supporting continuous learning and professional development in those who serve our students: faculty, staff, and managers.
|Campus Setting:||Mid-size city|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Associate's|
|Level of Institution:||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
I love being able to sit and enjoy the beautiful scenery. In the main quad, there's always something going on, whether it be the PCC Flea Market, a jazz band performance, a blood drive, a pep rally, or a Naked Juice sample cart making the rounds. There are a lot of people who smoke, which was difficult to adjust to (I have asthma), but other than that, I cannot complain. Enjoy those breaks between classes!» Read More
I am definitely missing out on the rooming experience of attending a four year college, but in many ways I like it as well. I believe I keep myself more accountable towards my work as well as I have a sense of independence, because rooming you have the people at the dorm with you, but at a community college everyone else seems to be busy looking after themselves. The experience of going to a community college isn’t exciting; however it really makes you grow up a lot faster than you would anticipate it would.» Read More