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FACTS AT A GLANCE

 

Campus

 

1947: The Clarence W. Pierce College of Agriculture opens

1956: Renamed Los Angeles Pierce College

427:   Number of acres occupied in the western San Fernando Valley

 

Student Enrollment: Fall 2005

 

Credit Enrollment                          17,575

Non-Credit Enrollment                        618                                                      

 

 

Student Demographics

 

Gender

     Male                                         43%

     Female                                      57%                                                      

 

Age

     Under 20                                   32%

     20 24                                     34%

     25 34                                     17%

     35 and over                               18%

 

Status

     Full-time Students                       27%

     Part-time Students                      73%                                                      

 

 

Intercollegiate Sports

 

Men: baseball, basketball, football, swimming/diving, tennis, and volleyball

Women: basketball, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, and volleyball

 

Colors:  Scarlet and White

Mascot: Brahma Bull

 

 

Programs and Majors

 

92 majors

43 Associate Degrees offered

25 Certificate (18+ units) Programs

72 Skills Certificate (< 18 units) Programs

 

 

2005 - 2006 Degrees and Certificates Awarded in Approved Programs

 

AA Degree                                    1,086

AS Degree                                        55

Certificate (18+ units)                       110

Skills Certificate (< 18 units)             402

Total Awards                                 1,653

 

 

2004 - 2005 Pierce Transfers to UC and CSU

 

UC                                                 247

CSU                                               768