49%

Acceptance Rate

$19,603

Avg.Financial Aid

001258

FAFSA Code

About Pacific Union College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,062

Website

www.puc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Seventh Day Adventist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Pacific Union College, which is located in Angwin, CA is a private, Seventh Day Adventist university. In 1882, Pacific Union College was founded. The motto of Pacific Union College is They shall be all taught by God. (from John 6:45). This defines the north star being chased by both the students and the administrators. In addition to over 906 undergraduate students, PUC also boasts of over 3 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 1,605. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 145 faculty. Pacific Union College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At PUC around 27% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 22% are Asian, and 22% are white. Further, around 84% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. In its 138 years of existence, PUC has produced several known personalities like Arna Bontemps, Loree Sutton, Alan Nakanishi, and Jerry Pettis. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 166 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education), and NASM (National Association of Schools of Music).

Location & Contact

Address

One Angwin Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7079656313
Fax: 7079656390
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

49%

SAT Range

950 - 1190

ACT Range

18 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Pacific Union College. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 930-1190 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Pacific Union College, must score 21 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at One Angwin Ave, Angwin, California 94508-9707, or call (707) 965-6313.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,005

Average Annual Cost

$29,415

Books And Supplies

$1,917

Other Fees

$645

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,310

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,240

Total One Year Cost

$43,527

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to PUC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $48,976. The average annual tuition cost ($30,813), books and supplies ($1,971), room and boarding ($8,310), and budget for other expenses ($4,495) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

159 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

49 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

36 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

19 Graduates

Biology, General

16 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

15 Graduates

Psychology, General

14 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

9 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

9 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

9 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Social Work

7 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

6 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

3 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

3 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

2 Graduates

Computer Programming

2 Graduates

Engineering, General

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Journalism

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,058

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

43%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

24% White

12% Unknown

7% Black

26% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

19% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

13%

Out Of State

86%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,256 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,860/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,450/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,450/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pioneers

School Colors

forest green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At PUC, $8,310 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at PUC costs around $3,450 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At PUC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 40% and 60%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$27,000

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$280 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,603

Students Receiving Federal Grants

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,714

Students Receiving State Aid

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,656

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,332

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,192

$30K - $48K

$24,569

$48K - $75K

$22,373

$75K - $110K

$19,491

> $110K

$14,565

The financial aid department of Pacific Union College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Pacific Union College is around $16,051 and the federal grant is $5,994. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $7,738 as well as institutional aid worth $16,051.

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