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Pierce College

Pierce College district consists of two colleges strategically located near Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), plus a large campus on the installation. Both on and off base, we offer open access to quality education opportunities for a diverse community of learners to thrive in an evolving world. Programs of study include both professional-technical and university transfer options, bolstered by comprehensive student supports, to meet the needs of a diverse military-affiliated and civilian student population at an affordable cost. Since 2018, Pierce has been recognized by the Aspen Institute as a TOP 5 or TOP 10 community college in the nation!

Website:

https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/

Category:

Large public

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

39.37

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

75

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

72.12

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

100

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

100

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

82.93

Why you should attend?

Pierce College has earned our top 50 TA ranking through 53 years of dedicated, innovative service to the military community. Besides online, we deliver the most classes on JBLM, including science labs to support military medical pathways. Our OER classes have saved students more than $3 million in textbooks since 2015. Pierce serves more military-connected students than any college/university in Washington, including comprehensive services to veterans. Pierce leads the Veterans Industry Education partnership, providing short certificate career pathways in high demand industries. In 2021, Military Times ranked Pierce the #1 “Best for Vets” community college in the nation!