Pacific Union College: Ranking & Review

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Angwin Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1520 5443
Top 32%

Pacific Union College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate50%50%50%
Enrolled undergraduates20471133
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,229465764

85 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

12 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

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

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores157
Percent of students submitting SAT scores77%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores74
Percent of students submitting ACT scores36%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Pacific Union College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $42,711 $42,711
Off-campus $49,305 $49,305
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,148 and other expenses per full academic year.

Pacific Union College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,200 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $28,839 $28,839
Fees for full-time undergraduates $630 $630
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $834 $834
Tuition for Full-time graduates $28,839 $28,839
Fees for full-time graduates $630 $630
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $834 $834

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 131 82 213
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 36 36
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 33 33
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 26 26
Psychology 14 14
Education 10 3 13
Visual and Performing Arts 2 11 13
Theology and Religious Vocations 12 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8 8
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 7 7
English Language and Literature & Letters 7 7
Social Sciences 6 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6 6
Natural Resources and Conservation 6 6
Engineering 2 2
History 1 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1 1
Physical Sciences 1 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1 1
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Transportation and Materials Moving
Grand Total1362673406

A total of 403 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pacific Union College.

At the master's level 3 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate52%53%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesPUC
MottoWhere Nature and Revelation Unite in Education
Religious affiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff232
Instructional FTE89
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressOne Angwin Ave
Angwin, California, 94508-9707
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City population2,500 - 10,000
Fax+1 (707) 965 6432

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