Pioneer Pacific College (Closed 2021)

4145 SW Watson Ave. #300
Beaverton, OR 97005
  • Pioneer Pacific College is uncompromisingly dedicated to helping people improve their lives through high-quality, college-level, career education.

School Highlights

Pioneer Pacific College served 740 students (58% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 was lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was less than the state average of 40%.

School Overview

Pioneer Pacific College
(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
107 staff
221 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
740 students
1,724 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
429 students
767 students
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# Part-Time Students
311 students
957 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
238 students
278 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
429 students
767 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
104 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
957 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
220 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
270 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
4%
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% Hispanic
16%
16%
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% Black
3%
2%
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% White
66%
60%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
10%
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Diversity Score
0.53
0.60
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
22%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.39%
n/a
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,800
$33,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

In-State Tuition Fees
$14,004
$4,476
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$14,004
$7,489
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,855
$12,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,700
$6,334
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
88%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pioneer Pacific College cost?
Pioneer Pacific College's tuition is approximately $14,004 for In-State students and $14,004 for Out-State students.

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