Pacific Union College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3850 of 14,131 In the World
#1108 of 2,597 In North America
#1035 of 2,496 In the United States
#87 of 249 In California

Quick Review

Religion
Seventh Day Adventist
Acceptance rate
59%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$23,163 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
955
Graduates
4
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.puc.edu

Pacific Union College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 59% 57% 60%
Applicants 1,543 608 935
Admissions 913 348 565
Freshmen enrolled full time 157 69 88
Freshmen enrolled part time 6 3 3

244 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

664 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
102 or 63%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 900
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Pacific Union College are 900-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
26 or 16%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Pacific Union College are 17-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 280 (29%)
White 216 (23%)
Asian 205 (21%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 79 (8%)
Two or more races 70 (7%)
Black or African American 68 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 31 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 8 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,163/year
Average aid awarded
$21,919
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,031
$30-48K $18,340
$48-75K $19,029
$75-110K $23,674
$110K+ $28,066

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $31,101$31,101
Tuition in-state $31,101$31,101
Tuition out-of-state $31,101$31,101
Fee in-district $915$915
Fee in-state $915$915
Fee out-of-state $915$915

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,200
Combined charge for room and board $8,517
Room charge $4,860
Meal charge $3,657

Pacific Union College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 85 39
Business & Commerce, General 22
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 18
Health and Wellness, General 17
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 7 6
Health Communication 8
Social Work 7
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2 3
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 4
Psychology, General 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 3
English Language and Literature, General 3
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 2
Biochemistry 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
French Language and Literature 2
Photography 1
Music, General 1
Journalism, Other 1
Social Science Teacher Education 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
Advertising 1
German Language and Literature 1
Environmental Studies 1
International & Globalization Studies 1
Chemistry, General 1
Theology & Theological Studies 1
Bible & Biblical Studies 1
Grand Total 111 148
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 51% 44% 57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
105
Citations
1,256

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
29 / 304
Medicine
21 / 548
Biology
21 / 422
Environmental Science
20 / 138
Physics
15 / 78
Ecology
14 / 104
History
12 / 2
Atomic and Molecular physics
11 / 65
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
9 / 4
Psychology
9 / 510
Oncology and Cancer research
8 / 295
Geography and Cartography
6 / 13
Sociology
6 / 285
Social Psychology
5 / 413
Economics
5 / 4
Engineering
5 / 73
Art & Design
5 / 2
Zoology
4 / 3
Gerontology
4 / 2
Political Science
4 / 4
Pharmacology
3 / 1
Art History
3 / 1
Pathology
3 / 28
Sexology
3 / 349
Mathematics
3 / 6
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
3 / 4
Demography
3 / 7
Molecular Biology
3 / 37
Public Health
2 / 0
Environmental Management
2 / 30
Business
2 / 0
Development Studies
2 / 4
Optometry
2 / 0
Math Teachers
2 / 6
Media Studies
2 / 1
Political Economy
2 / 0
Optical Engineering
2 / 13
Literature
2 / 1
Gender Studies
2 / 251
Education Majors
2 / 6

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 4
1992 2 5
1993 1 6
1994 2 3
1995 1 4
1996 4 8
1997 3 2
1998 2 10
1999 1 14
2000 2 21
2001 1 25
2002 1 21
2003 0 24
2004 0 21
2005 1 22
2006 1 38
2007 0 41
2008 6 67
2009 5 42
2010 10 60
2011 4 65
2012 1 59
2013 5 73
2014 2 81
2015 6 87
2016 4 86
2017 5 87
2018 10 79
2019 7 86
2020 2 59
2021 9 101

Pacific Union College alumni

  1. Paul Nobuo Tatsuguchi

    Paul Nobuo Tatsuguchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1911-1943 (aged 32)
    Occupations
    surgeon
    Biography

    Paul Nobuo Tatsuguchi, sometimes mistakenly referred to as Nebu Tatsuguchi (August 31, 1911 – May 30, 1943), was a surgeon in the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) during World War II. He was killed during the Battle of Attu on Attu Island, Alaska, United States on May 30, 1943.

  2. Arna Bontemps

    Arna Bontemps
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1902-1973 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    poetlibrarianwriternovelistplaywright
    Biography

    Arna Wendell Bontemps was an American poet, novelist and librarian, and a noted member of the Harlem Renaissance.

  3. Stewart W. Bainum, Jr

    Stewart W. Bainum, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Stewart W. Bainum Jr. is an American businessman and politician. Bainum is chairman of Choice Hotels International, Inc. Since the 1980s, Bainum has led businesses including four current or former publicly listed companies: Choice Hotels; HCR Manor Care, which operates nursing and assisted living facilities; Vitalink Pharmacy Services; and Sunburst Hospitality.

  4. Loree K. Sutton

    Loree K. Sutton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    psychiatrist
    Biography

    Loree K. Sutton is an American psychiatrist and retired military officer who served as a brigadier general in the United States Army. Sutton served for over 20 years and was awarded a Bronze Star. From 2007 to 2010, She was the Army's highest-ranking psychiatrist. In 2014, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Sutton as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Veterans' Services. Sutton was a candidate in the 2021 New York City Democratic mayoral primary.

General info

Alternative names PUC
Founded 1882
Motto Where Nature and Revelation Unite in Education
Academic Calendar September to August (September - December; January-March; March-June; June-August)
Total FTE staff 197
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address One Angwin Ave
Angwin, California, 94508-9707
United States
City population 3,000
Phone 7079656313
Fax +1 (707) 965 6432

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