Pacific College

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2022 Average Net Price
$25,753
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.741%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
33.3%
30 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
272
94.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
75%
12 Graduates

About

Pacific College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Pacific College were Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (102 degrees awarded) and Registered Nursing (71 degrees).

In 2022, 185 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pacific College. 82.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (99 degrees), 4.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (23 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,753.

In 2022, 53% of undergraduate students attending Pacific College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$25,753
2022 Value
8.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pacific College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,753. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Pacific College grew by 8.83%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Pacific College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 15.9% with respect to 2021, when 63% 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.
0.741%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pacific College was 0.741%, which represents 1 out of the 135 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 30 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 329% annual growth. Out of those 30 applicants, 10 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 33.3% acceptance rate.

There were 272 students enrolled at Pacific College in 2022.

Pacific College has an overall enrollment yield of 80%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

33.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
10
Accepted Out of 30

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pacific College was 33.3% (10 admissions from 30 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 71.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 329%, while admissions grew by 100%..

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Enrollment

Pacific College had a total enrollment of 272 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pacific College is 257 students and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Pacific College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pacific College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54% Hispanic or Latino, 15.1% Two or More Races, 9.93% Asian, 9.93% Black or African American, 8.82% White, and 0.735% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pacific College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (54.1%), followed by Two or More Races Female (14%) and Black or African American Female (9.34%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pacific College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 272 students. The full-time enrollment at Pacific College is 257 and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Pacific College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2013 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 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Pacific College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    147 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    41 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    27 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pacific College is 54% Hispanic or Latino, 15.1% Two or More Races, 9.93% Asian, 9.93% Black or African American, 8.82% White, and 0.735% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 121 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 (99 degrees awarded). There were 4.3 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (23 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Pacific College is Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (102 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (71 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (185 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

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 (1,473,023 people), Accountants & auditors (1,029,600 people), Other managers (714,081 people), Financial managers (486,445 people), and Chief executives & legislators (378,106 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific College in 2022 are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Pacific College are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,771,649 people), Elementary & secondary schools (654,233 people), Computer Systems Design (503,889 people), Banking & related activities (474,193 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (440,232 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific College are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2021)
75 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Pacific College was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 75 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

32
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
153
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific College, which is 0.209 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (153).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.532 times less than the 47 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 17.3 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pacific College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    99 degrees awarded
  2. White
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pacific College is hispanic or latino (99 degrees awarded). There were 4.3 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (23 degrees).

1.62% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    86 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Female
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pacific College is hispanic or latino female (86 degrees awarded). There were 5.06 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races female (17 degrees).

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Operations

Pacific College employs 11 No academic ranks. Most academics at Pacific College are Female No academic rank (9), and Male No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific College are: Management, with 11 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$5.15M
2022 Salaries
60.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Pacific College paid a median of $5.15M in salaries, a 60.3% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.08M
Instructional Salaries
11
Number of Employees

In 2022, Pacific College paid a total of $1.08M to 11 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
11 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pacific College was No academic rank with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific College were Management with 11 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pacific College was Female No academic rank with 9 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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