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Porterville College

Porterville, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

100 E College Ave

Porterville, CA 93257-6058

www.portervillecollege.edu

Admission Office

100 East College Avenue

Porterville, CA 93257

(209) 791-2220

Fax : (209) 784-4779

Contact : Virginia Gurrola

Vice President Student Services and Enrollment

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4608

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 4,574

In-State Tuition : $1,404.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $8,274.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Rural

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A
Banking and Financial Support Services A C
Business Administration and Management, General A
Business/Commerce, General A
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services A
Management Information Systems, General C
Office Management and Supervision C
Real Estate A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance C
Carpentry/Carpenter A C

Education
Education, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management A C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training A C

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician A C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting C

Social Sciences
Criminology A
Social Sciences, General A

Visual & Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art A C
Fine/Studio Arts, General A C
Music, General A
Visual and Performing Arts, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Computer Services

25 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : anthropology library

Geographic Location : 75 miles from Fresno, 50 miles from Bakersfield.

Large Town

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 4,574

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,301

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 34

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Pirates

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : No

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Students who have successfully completed courses in the Advanced Placement Program with a score of 3, 4 or 5 may be granted credit for purposes of general education certification, graduation, advanced placement in the college's sequence courses, and for curriculum requirements. A petition may be obtained in the Office of Admissions and Records.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART P106

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART P107

All

Art History

3

6

ART P113 and ART P114

All

Biology

3

4

BIOL P110

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH P103

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MATH P103

All

4

8

MATH P103 & MATH P104

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM P106

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POLS P102

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Computer Science Principles

3

--

--

All

Drawing

3

3

ART P103

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

ENG P101A

All

English Literature and Composition

3

4

ENG P101A

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

6

HIST P104, P105

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG P113

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON P102

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON P101

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHYS P104A

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYC P101A

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

5

SPAN P102

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

5

--

All

Statistics

3

4

MATH P122

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLS P101

All

United States History

3

6

HIST P117 & P118

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIST P101 & 102

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

99

--

American Literature

99

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

99

--

Biology

99

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

99

--

Chemistry

99

--

College Algebra

99

--

English Literature

99

--

French I

99

--

French II

99

--

German I

99

--

German II

99

--

History of United States I

99

--

History of United States II

99

--

Human Growth and Development

99

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

99

--

Introduction to Educational Psychology

99

--

Introductory Business Law

99

--

Introductory Psychology

99

--

Introductory Sociology

99

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

99

--

Principles of Management

99

--

Principles of Marketing

99

--

Principles of Microeconomics

99

--

Spanish I

99

--

Spanish II

99

--

Western Civilization I

99

--

Western Civilization II

99

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Virginia Gurrola

Financial aid office phone : (559) 791-2223

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $275.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,404.00

$1,404.00

$1,404.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$8,274.00

$8,274.00

$8,274.00

Room only:

--

$8,500.00

$4,338.00

Books and supplies:

$1,638.00

$1,638.00

$1,638.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,826.00

$2,826.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,170.00

$1,170.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,042.00

$15,538.00

$11,376.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$9,912.00

$22,408.00

$18,246.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $8,274.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,500.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $275.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

International Student Adviser