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Life Pacific College

Life Pacific College is Protestant college with 577 students located in San Dimas, CA.

Religiously affiliated, Seminary / Bible College

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Overview

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Life Pacific College is an institution of biblical higher education that exists for the transformational development of students into leaders prepared to evangelize and disciple the nations and to serve and lead the Body of Christ in general and the Foursquare Church in particular.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 577
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 70% Full Time / 30% Part Time
Geography 69% In State / 31% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 57% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 63%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 3%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 21%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $200.00. Housing deposit due : Jun 1. Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

52% of students live on-campus.

84% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Housing Offered
  • Men's Dorms
  • Wellness Housing
  • Women's Dorms

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Ensembles
  • Drama/Theater
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance writing center
  • Computer Services: dorms, libraries dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor chaplain/spiritual director employment services for undergraduates minority students services adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities: recording studio
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): external degree program independent study internships cooperative education dual enrollment of high school students
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Pastoral Studies/Counseling (41%), Bible/Biblical Studies (34%), Education (24%), Bible/Biblical Studies (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry.

Job Opportunities:

Clergy
Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
Religious Workers, All Other
All religious workers not listed separately.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching, the basic principles of educational psychology, the art of teaching, the planning and administration of educational activities, school safety and health issues, and the social foundations of education.

Job Opportunities:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. Robert Flores
President Dr. Jame J. Adams
Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Full-time Faculty 9
Student : Faculty Ratio 22 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 77 : 22
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 74.8% accepted of 139 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite17 - 22
English15 - 22
Math16 - 23
Writing6 - 8
 
SATMath415 - 515
Reading410 - 520
Writing405 - 515

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Religious Affiliation Commitment, Academic GPA, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Application Essay, Character Personal Qualities, Recommendations

Important: Standardized Test Scores, Volunteer Work

Also Considered: Extracurricular Activities, Talent Ability

Other Application Information: SAT or ACT

Deadlines

May

3

Regular Decision

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $16,329 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $15,666
$30K-$48K $16,318
$48K-$75K $15,823
$75K-$110K $17,488
$110K+ $21,838

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $12,000, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $12,000 Same as On-Campus
Fees $500 Same as On-Campus
Housing $6,798 $11,268
Books $1,710 $1,710
Total (before financial aid) $21,008 $25,478

Students Receiving Aid

87% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 75% $6,518
Federal Scholarships/Grants 58% $4,165
Institutional Grants 73% $5,778
Other Federal Grants 21% $285
Other Loans 1% $6,585
Pell Grants 58% $4,063
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 10% $3,925
Student Loans 75% $6,649

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.lifepacific.edu/financialaid/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.lifepacific.edu/np/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

35% of students graduated on time.

51% of students graduated in six years.

63% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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