About Pacific Union College
On Campus Housing
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).
The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Pacific Union College, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
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.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
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.