Pacific College

School Highlights

Pacific College serves 255 students (98% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

Pacific College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 360% over five years.
Pacific College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions SchoolsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty46 staff308 staff
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Number of Programs Offered710

Student Body

The student population of Pacific College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Pacific College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment255 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:124:1
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# Full-Time Students251 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students4 students6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
9%
12%
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% Hispanic
58%
47%
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% Black
11%
6%
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% White
11%
23%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.630.70
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College Completion Rate
72%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,500$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,362$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,500$6,000
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Acceptance Rate66%89%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pacific College is Stanbridge University (0.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Stanbridge University
    Private for-profit
    1,364 students | 0.90 Mi2041 Business Ctr Dr Ste 107
    Irvine, CA 92612
    (888) 789-6208
    0.901,364
  • 64 students | 1.50 Mi17590 Gillette Avenue
    Irvine, CA 92614
    (949) 851-6200
    1.5064
  • 20,042 students | 2.30 Mi2701 Fairview Road
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 432-5072
    2.3020,042
  • 23,192 students | 4.10 Mi11460 Warner Ave.
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 546-7600
    4.1023,192
  • 12,812 students | 5.60 Mi5500 Irvine Center Drive
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 451-5100
    5.6012,812
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