Las Positas College

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Las Positas College is a two-year community college located in the city of Livermore in California’s Bay Area. Las Positas was first established in 1963 as a branch of Chabot College. Both schools are part of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. Today Las Positas is a independent, fully accredited comprehensive community college that offers degrees and certificates in various fields of study and disciplines.

Las Positas has at total enrollment of about 10,000 students. It offers two-year associate degrees designed to prepare students for careers or to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree. The college also offers courses and programs for adults simply seeking enrichment opportunities. Las Positas has articulation agreements with several four-year institutions, including all institutions with the University of California System (except UCLA and UC Berkeley). Currently Las Positas offers 22 Associate of Science (A.S.) and Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) degrees designed to prepare students for careers, 16 Associate of Arts (A.A.) degrees for student wanting to transfer to a four-year institution, and 42 technical certificate programs.

Among community colleges in the area, Las Positas is well known for its award winning public speaking team. It is also recognized for having one of the top ranked forensics programs in the nation.

General Information

Admission Office

3033 Collier Canyon Road
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 424-1000
Fax: (925) 443-0742

Contact: Sylvia Rodriguez

Main Address

3033 Collier Canyon Road
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 424-1000


Total undergrads: 9,022
Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,804


Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting C
Fashion Merchandising C
Office Management A
Sales and Distribution A

Communications Technologies
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Environmental Health A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General C

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Physics A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Science/Firefighting A

Social Sciences
International Relations A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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