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 43 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.
|Name||Palo Alto University|
|Motto||Engaging Minds, Improving Lives
|Colours||Blue and gold|
|Address||1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto (population range: 50,000-249,999)
|T||+1 (650) 433 3800|
|F||+1 (650) 433 3888|
degrees PreBachelor degrees
degrees Bachelor degrees
degrees Master degrees
degrees Doctoral degrees
|Local students Local student||12,500-15,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|International students Int'l student||12,500-15,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|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||Not available|
|Admission Office||1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto 94304
+1 (650) 417 2050
(800) 818 6136
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission
Year of first Accreditation
Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations
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