Las Positas College: Narrative Description

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3033 Collier Canyon Rd.
Livermore, CA 94551-7650
Tel: (925)373-5800; Admissions: (925)373-4942; Fax: (925)443-0742; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1988. Setting: 150-acre suburban campus with easy access to Oakland and San Francisco. Total enrollment: 8,044. 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3576 full-time, $149 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $456 full-time, $18 per unit part-time, $12 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 23 open to all. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available.

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