Pacific College

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2020 Average Net Price
$27,572
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.72%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
38.5%
13 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
249
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
77.1%
27 Graduates

About

Pacific College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pacific College were Registered Nursing (12 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (8 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (0 degrees).

In 2020, 125 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pacific College. 90.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 9.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (71 degrees), 4.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pacific College is $0, which is $−14,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pacific College is $0, which is $−14,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,572.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending Pacific College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$27,572
2020 Value
8.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Pacific College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,572. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Pacific College grew by 8.41%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Pacific College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 59.5% with respect to 2019, when 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.72%
2018 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Pacific College was 8.72%, which represents 15 out of the 172 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Pacific College received 13 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 55.2% annual decline. Out of those 13 applicants, 5 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 38.5% acceptance rate.

There were 249 students enrolled at Pacific College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pacific College has an overall enrollment yield of 60%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

38.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
5
Accepted Out of 13

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pacific College was 38.5% (5 admissions from 13 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 65.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −55.2%, while admissions declined by −73.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Pacific College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pacific College has a total enrollment of 249 students. The full-time enrollment at Pacific College is 249 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pacific College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pacific College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.6% Hispanic or Latino, 15.7% White, 12% Black or African American, 9.24% Asian, 8.84% Two or More Races, 0.803% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Pacific College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (47.1%), followed by White Female (10.4%) and Black or African American Female (10%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (33.3%), followed by White Female (22.2%) and Black or African American Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pacific College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 249 students. The full-time enrollment at Pacific College is 249 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pacific College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pacific College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Pacific College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    131
  2. White
    39
  3. Black or African American
    30

The enrolled student population at Pacific College is 52.6% Hispanic or Latino, 15.7% White, 12% Black or African American, 9.24% Asian, 8.84% Two or More Races, 0.803% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 101 more women than men received degrees from Pacific College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pacific College is hispanic or latino (71 degrees awarded). There were 4.18 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pacific College is Registered Nursing (12 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (8 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pacific College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (125 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pacific College are Registered nurses (1,362,047 people), Accountants & auditors (1,028,949 people), Other managers (638,779 people), Financial managers (439,237 people), and Chief executives & legislators (339,055 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific College are Health (125 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pacific College are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Pacific College are Health (125 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pacific College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,687,945 people), Elementary & secondary schools (598,144 people), Banking & related activities (463,559 people), Insurance carriers (436,744 people), and Computer Systems Design (423,178 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific College are Health (125 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pacific College.
Most Common
  1. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 8 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 0 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pacific College was Registered Nursing with 12 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
113
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific College, which is 0.106 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (113).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 0.105 times less than the 95 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 95 degrees were awarded to women at Pacific College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 9.5 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pacific College is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    71 degrees awarded
  2. White
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pacific College is hispanic or latino (71 degrees awarded). There were 4.18 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

0.8% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    63 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pacific College is hispanic or latino female (63 degrees awarded). There were 4.2 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (15 degrees).

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Operations

Pacific College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2 (NaNN%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Pacific College had a total salary expenditure of $5.22M. Pacific College employs 7 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Pacific College are Female No academic ranks (5), Male No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Pacific College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.12M
2020 Salaries
18.8%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Pacific College paid a median of $2.12M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($5.22M) and a 18.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 22.7% decline from 2018 and a 45.6% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$383k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2020, Pacific College paid a total of $383k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pacific College were No academic rank with 7 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; Management with 5 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pacific College was Female No academic rank with 5 employees, and Male No academic rank with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pacific College.

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