About Pacific Oaks College
On Campus Housing
Pacific Oaks College is a private non-profit institution, that was established in the year 1958, in order to train educators to make an impact in their communities through successful careers in Early Childhood Education.
They opened Pacific Oaks Children’s School with the belief that everyone has an inner light that is worth nurturing. Through the Quaker values of community, equality, and peace, they believed they could offer a progressive education that would help the world heal.
Pat Breen was the founding president of the college with the institution's mission is to prepare students to be culturally intelligent agents of change serving diverse communities in the fields of human development, education, and related family studies.
The College was built to bring an inclusive approach to early childhood education, teaching children to respect and embrace the differences that make others unique.
The total student population of the College is 1,197 which includes 56 full-time and 1,141 part-time students.
The student-faculty ratio of the college is 2: 1
The college got its regional accreditation and recognization from the WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Online Education at Pacific Oaks College
The online programs provided are flexible and accessible from anywhere and have been designed to meet the needs of students with a wide range of scheduling needs and learning styles.
Classes are typically offered in seven-week sessions, meeting the same levels of quality and rigor as on-campus programs.
The college also provides 24/7 support to their non-traditional students. A student can contact the support department through call, chat or mail anytime and resolve their issue.
Some of the reviews that the college has got include the following.
Pacific Oaks has been a place that is filled with nurturing and encouragement right from the start. There are so many resources that are provided to ensure that all students feel equipped as well as empowered to grow and learn.
The staff members have been very helpful from the first interaction until the last second. Students keep getting calls and text messages to ensure that they are clear on all instructions and if needed assistance they are ready to help.
The College is valuable to each individual in helping them to find their calling and their authentic self.
The College is the place that allows others to be open and engage with open learning and dialogue. It’s beautiful, being a part of a community that helps set you up with all that you might possibly need to succeed.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$60,596 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study options are available to the students who are in need of financial aid. The financial aid department of the college is committed to working with students and helping them identify the resources available for them to make their education affordable.
Students are required to fill in the FAFSA form to avail these facilities. Pacific Oaks College federal school code is 001255.
Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) and Direct PLUS Loans.
State Aid includes Cal Grant and a few more.
Institutional Aid consists of Donor-based Scholarships, Community Psychology Scholarship, Community Involvement Scholarship, International Student Scholarship, and Alumni Scholarship.
Military Aid consists of Post 9/11 GI Bill, and few more.