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Palo Alto University

Palo Alto University is college with 191 students located in Palo Alto, CA.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 191
Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 99% Full Time / 1% Part Time
Geography 4% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 27%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 2%
International 4%
Hispanic/Latino 25%
Ethnicity Unknown 20%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

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Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Psychology, Other (58%), Applied Psychology (23%), Psychology (17%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the application of psychological theories and methods to real-world settings and problems, such as business and industry, government, education, military, and community settings. Includes instruction in applications of psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling, human factors, research methods and statistics, and program evaluation.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

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Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Any instructional program in psychology not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President Allen D Calvin
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Full-time Faculty 35
Student : Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 42 : 57
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 22
Tenure Track Faculty 31
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 45

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Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,994 Same as On-Campus
Fees $4,554 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $19,548 $19,548

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.paloaltou.edu/department/financial-aid.

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