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Pacific Union College

Angwin, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate53%
Acceptance Rate53%

About Pacific Union College

Pacific Union College Overview

Pacific Union College is a private, religious school in the rural setting of Angwin, California. Pacific Union College was founded in 1882 and enrolls 955 undergrads and no graduate students. Pacific Union College ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Pacific Union College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Pacific Union College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Pacific Union College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Pacific Union College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Pacific Union College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Pacific Union College on the Student Life page.

2022 Pacific Union College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 53%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 76%
Tuition $32,655

Is Pacific Union College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Pacific Union College offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Pacific Union College

Pacific Union College is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 53% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 1,658 applications received in 2022, 884 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pacific Union College

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

About 80% of students who start at Pacific Union College come back for their second year of college. 57% of Pacific Union College undergrads graduate within six years. 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 Outcomes for Pacific Union College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Pacific Union College

Tuition 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 Union 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 asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

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

Based on this information, is Pacific Union College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Pacific Union College a good school for you?

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Where is Pacific Union College?

Pacific Union College is located in the rural setting of Angwin, California, less than an hour from San Francisco Bay Area.

If you are interested in seeing Pacific Union College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 101, I-80 to Angwin, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Oakland International, Sacramento International.

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

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College Info

One Angwin Avenue Angwin, CA 94508-9707

Campus Setting: Rural

Pacific Union College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pacific Union College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Pacific Union College ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Pacific Union College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

460 - 590


Reading SAT Range

470 - 600

Pacific Union College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Pacific Union College is like? There are approximately 955 students enrolled at Pacific Union College. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from CA and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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