Pacific Union College is a private, Christian liberal arts college founded by the Seventh-day Adventists in 1882 in Angwin, a small town just above Napa Valley. It is primarily an undergraduate college offering a wide variety of bachelor’s degrees from biology to religion. As a Seventh-day Adventist learning institute, the college offers Christ-centered education to its undergraduate students with the aim of “preparing them for lives of useful human service and uncompromising personal integrity.”
Although predominantly an undergraduate school, the college also offers a Master of Education degree and is divided into academic departments through which students can pursue the major field of study closest to their heart. These academic departments include Aviation, Biology, Business Administration & Economics, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Emergency Services Program, English, Exercise Science, Health & Nutrition, History, Honors, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Physics, Psychology & Social Work; Religion and Visual Arts. The college also maintains a degree completion program for students who want to complete their degrees but are unable to attend the regular traditional day classes.
Cost of attendance at Pacific Union College for academic year 2009-2010 is US$30,729 per year broken down into full-year tuition of US$23,844; residence hall rental of US$3,975; minimum board fee of US$2,775; and technology fee of US$135. To help defray the cost of attendance of its students, the college offers them financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and student employment.
On-campus housing is available via seven traditional residence halls – three for men and four for women. Students who are aged 23 and above may request permission to live off-campus.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Pacific Union College.