PUC

Pacific Union College

1 Angwin Ave, Angwin, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    7
  • Previously Enrolled
    24

Overview of Pacific Union College (PUC)

About this school

Pacific Union, founded in 1882, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 2,00-acre campus is located in Angwin, 70 miles northeast of San Francisco.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,550
    • Men:643 (41.5%)
    • Women:907 (58.5%)

Location

Admission Information (PUC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Pacific Union College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
3
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One Angwin Avenue
City, State, Zip
Angwin, CA  94508-9707
Phone
(707) 965-6336
Fax
(707) 965-6390
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
45% of 2,041 applicants were admitted
Women
46% of 1,270 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 771 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
338 (37%) of 923 admitted students enrolled
Women
194 (33%) of 585 admitted students enrolled
Men
144 (43%) of 338 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
24%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
32%
• Score 18 - 23
40%
• Score 12 - 17
23%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (PUC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,469 (68.99627730561214%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,148 (19.07705274987708%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,854 (4.340802135281309%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,240 (7.585867809229472%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Pacific Union College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001258
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
251 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
202 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
202 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
11 (5.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$26,516
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 202 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,614
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 180 (89.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,715
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 60 (29.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
49 (19.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,045

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,282 (99.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,049 (81.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,049 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
39 (3.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$25,507
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,049 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,219
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 963 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,430
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 344 (32.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
240 (18.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,335

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,263
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (PUC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


97

Part-Time Faculty


46

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


35%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 41% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Pacific Union College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.0%

Programs & Majors (PUC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (37)


  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life (PUC)

Location & Geography

Population


3,051

Nearest Metropolitan Area


200 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


San Francisco Bay Area

Weather


Temperature
35.2 average low in January, 90.4 average high in September
Rain
58 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
65 mile(s) from campus in San Francisco
Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Napa
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


71% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


29%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Forrest green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Pacific Union College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student association, business club, asian student association, korean adventist student association, student organization of latinos

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,358

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,550
Women
907
Men
643

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 20.2% Asian
  • 9.1% Black/African-American
  • 29.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 1.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 26.6% White
  • 5.5% Unknown

International Students


3.1%

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


5

Student Resources (PUC)

Study resources