Tech)。加州理工在 Pasadena，而 Pasadena 有著名的社區學院
- 著名的作家 Clive Cussler、演員尼克•諾爾蒂、喬治·李維(飾演超人)都是 PCC 的校友
Pasadena is located in Los Angeles County and has a population of 134,000. It is the main population and cultural centre of the San Gabriel Valley and is famous for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game. Pasadena is ideally located close to the ocean, with spectacular mountain views throughout the city.
The world-famous California Institute of Technology is located in Pasadena. The weather in Pasadena is also famous, with a 24 degree Celsius average daily temperature year round. Winter temperatures never drop below 12 degrees and summer temperatures rarely exceed 29 degrees. Pasadena enjoys all the convenience that surrounding big city Los Angeles offers, but maintains a small-town feel. In fact, Pasadena advertises itself as ‘a city that feels like a village.’ Students attending PCC will fly into Los Angeles International Airport.
Pasadena City College was founded in1924 and is today the third-largest single-campus community college district in the United States. Its famous alumni include novelist Clive Cussler, actor Nick Nolte, baseball legend Jackie Robinson, Superman actor George Reeves, and Herbert Hoover III, grandson of 31st US President Herbert Hoover. In 2002-2003, it transferred 465 students to the UC system and 1,160 students to the Cal State system.