About Los Angeles Pierce College

Founded in 1947, Los Angeles Pierce College. is a college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 20,618 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Los Angeles Pierce College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 28:1. There are 262 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Los Angeles Pierce College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
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Admissions at are considered , with ,15% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Los Angeles Pierce College.

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    34 Students rated on-campus housing 2.2 stars. 21 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    24 Students rated off-campus housing 3.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    43 Students rated campus food 3.3 stars. 16 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    44 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 41 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    46 Students rated class size 3.9 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    43 Students rated school activities 3.7 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    44 Students rated local services 4 stars. 39 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    46 Students rated academics 3.9 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.

Los Angeles Pierce College REVIEWS

What's your overall opinion of Los Angeles Pierce College?

38 Students rated Los Angeles Pierce College

Adrianna - 08/16/2022

During the pandemic I felt they did not handle it as good as other schools did in and outside of LACCD but before the pandemic I never had a problem with the college. I actually enjoyed Pierce college pre-pandemic but since the pandemic the counselors have been impossible to meet with and some professors just do not know how to teach online or hybrid classes.

myrella - 01/12/2022

Great school going to graduate soon and my experience there has been great met new friends and enjoy learning . The professors I have had so far are great you just have to find the right ones. Students get a long you will find your group not really much going on students are more there to get there learning done and graduate to either transfer or to start working in their majors. Overall a great school

Andrea - 05/12/2020

I think that Pierce college is a great school but there needs to be more activities to do that stay consistent for a long time and don't just die own after a few months. Also, there should be cheaper food around for students who stay longer and the parking passes are ridiculously high for a community college, like come on why pay 60 dollars for a parking spot and 10 dollars on food in the cafeteria?

Forough - 10/14/2019

I’m going to attend to college cause I need study and educations. Other things is not very important to me.

Los Angeles Pierce College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Los Angeles Pierce College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Los Angeles Pierce College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    I would have a lot of advice to give myself if I can go back in time. First I would tell myself to really look into the type of college I want to attend and do everything I could to see what the college is like before making a final decision. Then once you decide what type of college you want to go to don't change your mind so you can please someone else and don't let yourself be pressured to pick a certain college because someone wants you to. Next don't get discouraged if you didn't get into your first choice for a school and make sure you have a backplan if that were to happen. Also, look for as many scholarships as you can and don't be to picky about the scholarship because it will be good to do all of them. Lastly, don't wait till the last minute and get things done as soon as you can because it will be easier on yourself and you have more fun in college when you don't stress.

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  3. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    That there seems to be a little unsafe due to crime. There were several lockdowns last year and there were also some stories of sexual assault happening on campus. The campus and parking lots get very dark and deserted at night, which is scary and unsafe, especially for women.

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  4. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    Because of the recent economy upheavels of our country and state, Pierce College has, like most other community colleges and universities alike, cut down on many classes in various departments.

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  5. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    The kind of person that should not attend Los Angeles Pierce College is a person that does not want to further their education after High School.

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  6. What's unique about your campus?

    I think out of all the other community colleges in the district, Pierce is definitely the most diverse in terms of ethnicity and differences in general. I love going to a campus knowing that there are people different than I so that I can learn more. I would never want to go to a school full of a bunch of clones because I feel I would never learn anything about any cultures or different walks of life. Even different generations come to the campus to learn. It definitely enriches my education.

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  7. What kind of person should attend this school?

    I feel that many people belittle the community colleges because they do not the letters "UC" in front of their name but these institutes provide a stimulating and challenging environment that allow a person to grow academically and as an overall human being. I think the kind of person who should attend this school is a person who is commited and focused in achieving their academic goals. One who is determined in obtaining a degree and succeeding in their profession. Basically, a person who sincerely wants to build their future in the right direction through honest work.

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  8. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    My school has great teachers and majors.

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  9. Describe the students at your school.

    The classmates that I have spoken to and still remember are those who showed me that there is no reason to give up when things are tough because everything has its price and all the work that is done today will greatly benefit us in the future.

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  10. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    This school is unique because even though its just a community college it is actually larger than UCLA. It also is a very green college in which it makes its own electricity.

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  11. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    My school is one of the few community colleges with my major. There are classes I can take that have to do with my major and I can get my general education done now and tranfer later to a university where I can focus on just my major classes.

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  12. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    I wish I had been better prepared about the registration process and how to get my books and supplies paid by wefare.

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  13. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Pierce College is best known for its Agriculture program.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

72% of students attending Los Angeles Pierce College receive some sort of financial aid. 53% were awarded federal grants. While 4% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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