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Pierce College New Student

New and Returning Students

New students, as well as former students who have missed one or more academic quarters, can use our simple five-step process to get started at Pierce College.

International Students

International Students

If you are a student living outside the United States, consider attending Pierce College through the International Education program. This program offers intensive English courses, associate degree and professional/technical training, and high school completion opportunities.

eLearning

eLearning

Take courses and complete your degree online anytime, anywhere with Pierce College's eLearning. Courses are available online and through various media formats. There are also hybrid classes for students who like a mix of new technology and traditional classroom experiences.

Running Start

Running Start

This is a state program that allows eligible high school juniors and seniors to take college-level courses (and earn college credits) without paying tuition. It's a perfect program for motivated, ambitious students wishing to get a jump on college.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Make learning a lifelong journey with the Continuing Education program. Take classes for personal enrichment, such as cooking, fitness, and foreign languages, or for career advancement, such as business and computers.

Military

Military

Pierce College operates education centers at Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base. These sites make earning an associate or transfer degree, or professional/technical degree or certificate, convenient for active and retired military personnel, their families, and the local community.

PierceWorks!

PierceWorks!

Unemployed, laid-off, lost your career in this changing economy? The next step is the most difficult. Where to start? How to find the career path that's right for you? How do you find another job? PierceWorks! can help.

Pierce Information Request

Pierce Information Request

If you're unable to find the information you seek, feel free to contact us directly using our online information request. Someone will track down the answer to your question and contact you.

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