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Porterville is a public college located in Porterville, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,755 undergraduate students. The Porterville acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Social Sciences, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Biological and Physical Sciences. Graduating 30% of students, Porterville alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $19,000.
About Porterville College...
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
100 E College Ave
Porterville, CA 93257
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$3,456/ 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
    $2,222/ year
  • $30-48k
    $2,979/ year
  • $49-75k
    $5,813/ year
  • $76-110k
    $7,744/ year
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
30:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.30 responses
36%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.22 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.22 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,755Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
73%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$25,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
79%
National
83%

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Porterville College is a great choice to make for those who are just graduating high school. They will get you prepared for your next step in life and the Cafeteria food is bomb! I encourage many to go out and support our athletes, a lot of talent from around the central valley. The only downside I cam say is that they don't have dorms, it'd be lit if they did.
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My experience at Porterville College is great. Clubs and extracurricular activities that I have participated in, propose community service and visiting 4 year universities. This community college is helpful and supportive with students who are in need of tutoring, finding local jobs in town and offering guidance on discovering your degree and career choice. A change I would like to see at the college is if the school extended the deadline for payment on enrollment fees. This new adjustment, I believe would help many students.
Porterville College is so far my best school i ever attended. The staff is very polite and so are the student aids, and if you need help on anything or you have a question about something you can always ask them and they will help you. My councelor was very patient with me and very polite. I loved the way she would speak to me about my future with my sons. Porterville College campus is also nice and clean and its not that difficult to find your classes. for me personally porterville college is the best so far