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FACTS AT A GLANCE

 

Campus

 

1947: The Clarence W. Pierce College of Agriculture opens

1956: Renamed Los Angeles Pierce College

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

 

Student Enrollment: Fall 2012

 

Credit Enrollment                         19,951

                                                                         

  

Student Demographics

 

Gender

     Male                                       47%

     Female                                   53%                                                      

 Age

     Under 20                                 30%

     20 24                                   39%

     25 34                                   17%

     35 and over                             14%

 

Status

     Full-time Students                    30%

     Part-time Students                   70%                                                      

 Ethnicity

     African American                       6%

     Asian                                      13%

     Latino                                      34%

     White                                      31%

     Other Non-white                         1%

     Multi-Ethnic                              10%

     Decline to State                         5%

    

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

 

127  Majors

50    Associate Degrees offered

49    Certificate (18+ units) Programs

 

  

2011 - 2012 Degrees and Certificates Awarded in Approved Programs

 

AA Degree                                       979

AS Degree                                        57

Certificate                                        557

Department Skills Certificate               22

Total Awards                                 1,615

 

 

2011 - 2012 Pierce Transfers to UC and CSU

 

UC                                                 320

CSU                                               927