Get Started at Pierce College in Five Steps

With an education from Pierce College, your possibilities are limitless.

Earn your associate's degree. Get on the fast track to transferring to a four-year school. Earn a professional or technical certification in a number of high-demand career fields. Or, become a lifelong learner with our continuing education opportunities.

Take the first step toward making your dreams come true and enroll today.

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Step 1: Apply for Admission

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Submit an admissions application or visit the admissions office.

Notice: The Online Admissions Application will be offline Saturday, May 8 from 4 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. for scheduled maintenance.

Step 2: Explore Funding

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Apply for financial aid (grants and loans) and learn about payment options.

Step 3: Determine Your Starting Point

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You can place in English, reading and math classes in multiple ways, such as assessment scores, high school or college transcripts, placement reciprocity, or a computer-based assessment.

Step 4: Get Connected

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Log in to MyPierce to set up your student email and complete the New Student Guide. After you’ve finished the guide, we will contact you to schedule your advising appointment.

Step 5: Register for Classes

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After seeing your advisor, register for classes and pay your tuition and fees.