Pierce College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

9401 Farwest Drive SW

Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

(253) 964-6501

Fax: (253) 964-6427



Contact: Anne White

Registrar
Main Address

9401 Farwest Drive Southwest

Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

(253) 964-6500

www.pierce.ctc.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,939

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education

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.

Peirce College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(888) 467-3472
Website:https://www.peirce.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.peirce.edu/admissions/applying-to-peirce/how-to-apply
Address:1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4699
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,563
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:127 (8% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$14,472
Out-of-state Tuition:$14,472
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,435

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Peirce College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Peirce College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services151
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services211
Health Professions and Related Programs112
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies112
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total46111

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Peirce College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services151
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services211
Health Professions and Related Programs112
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total35101

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Peirce College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,472
Out-of-state$14,472
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,900
Out-of-state$13,900

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid18100%
Grant or scholarship aid18100%$10,435
Student loan aid739%$4,471

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,38284%$4,855
Federal student loans1,27377%$8,397

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Peirce College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Peirce College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Peirce College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,563
Undergraduate enrollment1,491
Graduate enrollment72

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Peirce College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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