John Paul the Great Catholic University: Ranking & Review

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Escondido Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 2510 8332
Top 49%

John Paul the Great Catholic University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate95%92%98%
Enrolled undergraduates773938
Enrolled total (including graduate students)329185144

46 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

36 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores38
Percent of students submitting SAT scores49%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores24
Percent of students submitting ACT scores31%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

John Paul the Great Catholic University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $42,267 $42,267
Off-campus $42,267 $42,267
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,650 and other expenses per full academic year.

John Paul the Great Catholic University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 210 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $24,000 $24,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates $900 $900
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $667 $667
Tuition for Full-time graduates $17,513 $17,513
Fees for full-time graduates $400 $400
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $502 $502

Programs and Degrees

Visual and Performing Arts 35 10 45
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12 12
Theology and Religious Vocations 9 9
Grand Total471966

A total of 47 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at John Paul the Great Catholic University.

At the master's level 19 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate61%44%83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

MottoImpact Culture for Christ
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsred, gold
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff47
Instructional FTE16
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address155 W. Grand Ave
Escondido, California, 92025
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000

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