Pacific College

School Highlights

Pacific College serves 301 students (97% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 Faculty12 staff149 staff
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Number of Programs Offered711

Student Body

The student population of Pacific College has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Pacific College diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment301 students8,598 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:145:1
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# Full-Time Students291 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students10 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
9%
12%
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% Hispanic
55%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pacific College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Black
8%
7%
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% White
10%
25%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pacific College and the percentage of White community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
4%
% Unknown races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pacific College. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.660.73
This chart display the diversity score of Pacific College and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate
72%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,500$34,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Pacific College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid39%76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Pacific College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$10,063
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Pacific College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$12,000$5,751
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Pacific College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Acceptance Rate60%91%
Source: 2019 (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
    1,391 students | 0.90 Mi2041 Business Ctr Dr Ste 107
    Irvine, CA 92612
    (888) 789-6208
    0.901,391
  • 64 students | 1.50 Mi17590 Gillette Avenue
    Irvine, CA 92614
    (949) 851-6200
    1.5064
  • 21,122 students | 2.30 Mi2701 Fairview Road
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 432-5072
    2.3021,122
  • 23,192 students | 4.10 Mi11460 Warner Ave.
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 546-7600
    4.1023,192
  • 13,052 students | 5.60 Mi5500 Irvine Center Drive
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 451-5100
    5.6013,052
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California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.