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Pacific Oaks College

Pasadena, CA 2-Year Grad Private
Acceptance Rate31%
Acceptance Rate31%

About Pacific Oaks College

Pacific Oaks College Overview

Pacific Oaks College is a private, nonprofit school in the small town setting of Pasadena, California. Pacific Oaks College was founded in 1945 and the school enrolls around 496 students per year, which includes 496 undergraduate students.

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2022 Pacific Oaks College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 31%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $11,482

Is Pacific Oaks College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Pacific Oaks College offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Pacific Oaks College

Around 31% of applicants get into Pacific Oaks College each year. Last year, 475 students applied to Pacific Oaks College and 149 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pacific Oaks College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Pacific Oaks College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Pacific Oaks College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Pacific Oaks College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Pacific Oaks College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Pacific Oaks College's endowment was $7.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $9,523 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Pacific Oaks College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Pacific Oaks College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Pacific Oaks College.

Based on this information, does Pacific Oaks College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Pacific Oaks College a good school for you?

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Where is Pacific Oaks College Located?

Pacific Oaks College is located in the small town setting of Pasadena, California, in the suburbs of Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley.

If you would like to see Pacific Oaks College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 210 to Pasadena, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Burbank Bob Hope.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Pacific Oaks College and Pasadena are like without leaving home.

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College Info

55 West Eureka Street Pasadena, CA 91103

Campus Setting: Small Town

Pacific Oaks College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pacific Oaks College is Jun 1.

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