Palo Alto University

country rank  1548
world rank  5828

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, Palo Alto University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Palo Alto (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Palo Alto University (PAU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Palo Alto University (PAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PAU
Founded 1975
Motto Engaging Minds, Improving Lives
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto (population range: 50,000-249,999)
94304-1337 California
United States
T +1 (650) 433 3800
F +1 (650) 433 3888

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto 94304
+1 (650) 417 2050
(800) 818 6136

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1988


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019