C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Safety
    A+
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B-
Las Positas College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
3000 Campus Hill Drive
Livermore, CA 94551
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$6,593/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,255/ year
  • $30-48k
    $5,519/ year
  • $49-75k
    $7,222/ year
  • $76-110k
    $8,427/ year
  • $110k+
    $10,354/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.62 responses
33%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.55 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.54 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,911Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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I haven't started any major specific courses nor advanced towards internships, but I learned some things from my general ed courses. The workload is not too bad actually. I do not recommend cramming though. Study your material and you get As & Bs. The professors always have office hours for additional assistance and it's very useful in my experience. For my major however, I have talked with visual communication professors and they gave me insight on classes and what to get out of majoring in visual communications. This really makes me look forward to taking v-comm classes!
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When I began my first semester at Las Positas, I was completely nervous. I started after I graduated from high school and I did not know what to expect. I fisnished my first fall semester and I got A’s and B’s. And finishing my first fall semester, I am excited to start the spring semester and work hard on my school work and grades. What I like about Las Positas is that they have teachers who invest their time to the students. They make sure everyone understands the material so they can pass. I did not expect the teachers from Las Positas to be invested in students, and experiencing that makes my time at Las Positas beneficial to my future. If Las Positas could change anything, I would recommend that they have a active student life.
My experience at Las Positas College is very enjoyable. I appreciate the culture that the campus embodies. The people are somehow all very kind and welcoming, while also being more secluded, to themselves in comparison to high school. The campus is beautiful and quiet, which makes for every area being a pleasant place to study. The most impressive thing about Las Po is the accessibleness of the staff. The administration as well as professors are very easy to communicate with and they want to give you the tools to succeed. Overall, it has so far been very easy to be apart of the Las Positas College community.