Pierce College

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General Information

Admission Office

9401 Farwest Drive SW

Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

(253) 964-6501

Fax: (253) 964-6427

Contact: Anne White

Main Address

9401 Farwest Drive Southwest

Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

(253) 964-6500


Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,939


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

Admissions to dental hygiene and veterinary technology programs based on college course work, high school GPA, and/or related work experience. Running Start students must test at college level in English prior to admission. Students required to take ASSET or COMPASS placement tests to register for math, English, or reading courses.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Animal Sciences A
Food Science C
Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A
Sales and Distribution C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C

Construction Trades

Construction Site Management A,C


Business Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A,C
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Foreign Language & Literature

Language Interpretation/Translation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology 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

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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