Pierce College

Pierce College is a community college district in Washington state. According to the 2016 7 year accreditation report, "during the 2015-16 academic year, Pierce District enrolled 15,957 students (unduplicated count) across all program areas and locations, generating 8,609 full-time equivalent students (FTE). Of these, 49% were enrolled in an academic transfer program, 35% a Professional/Technical degree or certificate program, 5% in Basic Skills courses, and 11% in courses for personal interest." Pierce offers 38 different associate degrees, 44 professional certificates, 68 programs of study, and two bachelor of applied science degrees.