C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B+
  5. Student Life
    B+
  6. Location
    B+
Pierce College - Los Angeles is ...
Public
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
6201 Winnetka Ave
Woodland Hills, CA 91371

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$8,586/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,680/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,568/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,504/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,675/ year
  • $110k+
    $8,254/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
29:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.125 responses
22%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.109 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.109 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,841Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
79%
National
83%

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Pierce College - Los Angeles Reviews

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I am a Sophomore attending Pierce College, looking to transfer to UCLA next semester. My experience here at Pierce has been amazing. I am a college student who suffers from financial distress. They provide a program called Extended Opportunities Program and Services (EOP&S for short) for low-income students, which has aided in so many great ways. I have registered in all of the classes I wanted, received help in purchasing books, and received great help from college counselors. The teachers at Pierce College are also great. Some are boring here and there, but most were interesting and made the classes enjoyable. I recommend attending Pierce College if you are looking to transfer to a UC or CSU!
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Honestly, I really love Pierce college. The professors I have gotten the opportunity to learn from are great. The diversity within the school is amazing as well. They have new buildings everywhere and they have everything you need. The environment is truly just a great one to be around. I recommend Pierce college 100%!
Pierce College is not only one of the highest ranking community colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District, but also has the highest transfer rates into 4 year universities in the district. Also, it is the largest campus in the LACCD, thanks to its Agricultural and Veterinary programs, and Nature reserve.

As far as academics are concerned, Pierce College has managed to hire some pretty prestigious professors, like Dr. John Prothero, who writes textbooks on Geography, and has been on a few science TV shows.

Over all, my experience at Pierce was very good. I had no trouble transferring. I would say that I came out a very well rounded Junior level Geography major. Saying that, Pierce College's Geography department is probably the largest and best in the LACCD as well. They actually have a GIS lab!