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College Deliberately: Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College is a very large, public, two-year College that emphasizes character, career and culture located in the city of Pasadena, CA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biological and Physical Sciences and Humanities/Humanistic Studies.

Pasadena City College

place 1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106-2003
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web Web: http://pasadena.edu/
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Pasadena City College Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Accredited 1952-01-01 2021-03-01
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The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College provides an academically rigorous and comprehensive curriculum for students pursuing educational and career goals as well as learning opportunities designed for individual development. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities. At Pasadena City College we serve our students by: – Providing courses and programs, in a variety of instructional modalities, which reflect academic excellence and professional integrity; – Fostering a dynamic and creative learning environment that is technologically, intellectually and culturally stimulating; – Challenging our students to participate fully in the learning process and encouraging them to be responsible for their own academic success; – Respecting them as individuals who may require diverse and flexible learning opportunities; – Supporting organizational practices that facilitate student progress towards their goals; and – Encouraging and supporting continuous learning and professional development in those who serve our students: faculty, staff, managers, and administrators.

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Student Centeredness

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Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Pasadena City College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

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