Pacific Union College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,655
5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,841
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.55%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
48.5%
1,364 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
870
77.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.1%
64 Graduates

About

Pacific Union College is a higher education institution located in Napa County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Pacific Union College were Registered Nursing (80 degrees awarded), General Health & Wellness (18 degrees), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (3 degrees).

In 2022, 224 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pacific Union College. 67.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (79 degrees), 1.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pacific Union College is $32,655, which is $4,325 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Pacific Union College is $32,655, which is $4,325 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,841.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Pacific Union College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$32,655
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Pacific Union College was $32,655. The cost of tuition at Pacific Union College is $4,325 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$21,841
2022 Value
4.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pacific Union College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,841. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Pacific Union College grew by 4.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,087
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pacific Union College was of $13,087 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.29% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Pacific Union College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.06% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.55%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pacific Union College was 3.55%, which represents 16 out of the 451 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Pacific Union College received 1,364 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,364 applicants, 661 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48.5% acceptance rate.

There were 870 students enrolled at Pacific Union College in 2022. 35% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pacific Union College has an overall enrollment yield of 16.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
661
Accepted Out of 1,364

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pacific Union College was 48.5% (661 admissions from 1,364 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 57.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.2%, while admissions declined by −5.84%..

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SAT Scores

35%
Submission Percentage (2022)
39
Scores Submitted (2022)

35% of enrolled first-time students at Pacific Union College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pacific Union College had a total enrollment of 870 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pacific Union College is 678 students and the part-time enrollment is 192. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at Pacific Union College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pacific Union College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27% Hispanic or Latino, 23% Asian, 19.1% White, 8.97% Two or More Races, 5.86% Black or African American, 0.575% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.115% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Pacific Union College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (19.5%), followed by Asian Female (14.6%) and White Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (100%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pacific Union College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 870 students. The full-time enrollment at Pacific Union College is 678 and the part-time enrollment is 192. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at Pacific Union College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 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 Union College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Pacific Union 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
    235 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    200 enrolled students
  3. White
    166 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pacific Union College is 27% Hispanic or Latino, 23% Asian, 19.1% White, 8.97% Two or More Races, 5.86% Black or African American, 0.575% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.115% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 119 students (13.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 80 more women than men received degrees from Pacific Union College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pacific Union College is hispanic or latino (79 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Pacific Union College is Registered Nursing (80 degrees awarded), followed by General Health & Wellness (18 degrees) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (3 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pacific Union College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (6 degrees awarded), Health (140 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (17 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 Union College are Registered nurses (1,442,069 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (208,078 people), Other managers (206,354 people), Social workers, all other (187,997 people), and Medical & health services managers (180,694 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific Union College in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (6 degrees awarded), Health (140 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 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 Union College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Pacific Union College are Language & Linguistics (6 degrees awarded), Health (140 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 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 Union College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,654,208 people), Elementary & secondary schools (610,530 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (360,720 people), Outpatient care centers (341,474 people), and Offices of physicians (239,791 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific Union College are Language & Linguistics (6 degrees awarded), Health (140 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 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 Union College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 36 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pacific Union College was Registered Nursing with 36 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

72
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
152
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific Union College, which is 0.474 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (152).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific Union College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.261 times less than the 92 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific Union College in Registered Nursing, which is 3.83 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from Pacific Union College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pacific Union College is Male and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 23.4% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    79 degrees awarded
  2. White
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pacific Union College is hispanic or latino (79 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

4.91% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    59 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pacific Union College is hispanic or latino female (59 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (39 degrees).

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Operations

Pacific Union College has an endowment valued at nearly $31.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.32%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Pacific Union College had a total salary expenditure of 47.9M. Pacific Union College employs 25 Professors, 19 Assistant professors and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Pacific Union College are Male Professor (15), Female Assistant professor (15), and Female Professor (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific Union College are: Management, with 38 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 27 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 14 employees.

Endowment

$31.2M
2022 Endowment
10.2%
decline from 2021

Pacific Union College has an endowment valued at about $31.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Pacific Union College declined 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.3M
2022 Salaries
7.06%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Pacific Union College paid a median of $14.3M in salaries, which represents 29.8% of their overall expenditure ($47.9M) and a 7.06% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.79M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2022, Pacific Union College paid a total of $3.79M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pacific Union College were Professor with 25 employees, Assistant professor with 19 employees, and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific Union College were Management with 38 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pacific Union College was Male Professor with 15 employees, Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Female Professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pacific Union College.

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