Pioneer Pacific College

27501 SW Parkway Ave, Wilsonville
OR, 97070-9296
Tel: (503)682-3903
1,382 students
Private for-profit

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Pioneer Pacific College is uncompromisingly dedicated to helping people improve their lives through high-quality, college-level, career education.
School Highlights:
Pioneer Pacific College serves 1,382 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 18%.
Pioneer Pacific College is one of 2 community colleges within Clackamas County, OR.
The nearest community college is Portland Community College (8.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Pioneer Pacific College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,382 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,382 students
1,287 students
Pioneer Pacific College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
773 students
832 students
Pioneer Pacific College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 609 students
1,021 students
Pioneer Pacific College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Pioneer Pacific College sch enrollment Pioneer Pacific College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Pioneer Pacific College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
Pioneer Pacific College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Pioneer Pacific College Black (2006-2012)
% White
84%
66%
Pioneer Pacific College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Pioneer Pacific College sch ethnicity Pioneer Pacific College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.28 0.45
Pioneer Pacific College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,946 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,946 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,946 $5,845
Pioneer Pacific College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,946 $10,047
Pioneer Pacific College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The school is a highly focused private career college offering certificate, associate, and bachelor's degree programs. With locations in Clackamas, Eugene/Springfield, Portland(Oregon Culinary Institute) and two in Wilsonville, the school serves students who are beginning their education, as well as those who are returning to school for further training. Founded in 1981 as Skilltronics, Inc. in Corvallis, Oregon, the school began as a unique training program for students interested in entering the growing electronics industry. In 1989 the school is purchased by Pacific Education Corporation and renamed Pioneer Pacific college. It immediately expanded its range of programs to better meet the requirements of employers in both the private and public sector. In the year 2000, the main campus moved to a new location in Wilsonville, Oregon. The completely renovated site provides additional facilities and a more collegiate atmosphere. In 2004, Pioneer Pacific begins offering its first baccalaureate degree program � the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, offered through the main Campus in Wilsonville. Another highlight of the year is the opening of the Health Career Institute adjacent to the Wilsonville campus. Serving as the latest example of the school's commitment to better serving students and the community, this 21,000 square foot facility is home to many new and exciting health-related career education programs. The college offer 10 Associate Degree Programs, 1 Certificate Program and 7 Diploma Programs, as well as bachelor degrees in Criminal Justice, Healthcare Administration, Business Management and Information Technology. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits Pioneer Pacific College to award certificates, diplomas and occupational associate's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally-recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education.

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