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Ranking Category
#12695 of 14,131 In the World
#2509 of 2,597 In North America
#2408 of 2,496 In the United States
#2 of 2 In Guam
#2 of 2 In Mangilao

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Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$6,731 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Pacific Islands University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Pacific Islands University has an acceptance rate of 69% and is among the top 31% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 67% 70%
Applicants 45 15 30
Admissions 31 10 21
Freshmen enrolled full time 30 10 20
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

101 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

52 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 131 (86%)
White 7 (5%)
Hispanic 7 (5%)
Black or African American 3 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 3 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 1 (0.7%)
Asian 1 (0.7%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Pacific Islands University is $6,731 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $6,731

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $6,216$4,778
Tuition in-state $6,216$4,778
Tuition out-of-state $6,216$4,778
Fee in-district $650$650
Fee in-state $650$650
Fee out-of-state $650$650

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 39
Room charge $2,600

Pacific Islands University majors

Pacific Islands University has granted 8 bachelor's degrees across 2 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Pacific Islands University.

Major Associate Bachelor
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 4 6
Bible & Biblical Studies 2 2
Grand Total 6 8

Pacific Islands University has a graduation rate of 22%, which is among the 6% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 22% 33% 17%
  • Full-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Total FTE staff 13
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and contacts

Address 172 Kinney's Road
Mangilao, Guam, 96913
United States
City population 13,000
Phone 6717341812