Palo Alto University

country rank 1644
world rank 5810

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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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 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. PAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
PAU

Founded
1975

Motto
Engaging Minds, Improving Lives

Colours
Blue and gold

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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

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate Not available

Admission Office
1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto 94304
+1 (650) 417 2050
(800) 818 6136


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 50-99

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Quadmesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Rural

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1988


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)

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Affiliations

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