A non-profit organization, the Pierce College Foundation exists to help the students by providing scholarships and support for college improvement. The Foundation pursues private donations to fill the gap between public funding and student need.
Pierce College District is accredited as a degree-granting institution by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.
Since 1967, Pierce College has been committed to helping people realize their possibilities. It is no surprise then that Pierce College's own story is one of transforming humble ideas into ambitious possibilities.