Pacifica Graduate Institute

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world rank  4574

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University Overview

Established in 1974, Pacifica Graduate Institute is a for-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Carpinteria (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. This institution also has a branch campus in Santa Barbara. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Pacifica Graduate Institute (PGI) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Pacifica Graduate Institute (PGI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PGI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym PGI
Founded 1974
Motto Animae mundi colendae gratia
For the sake of tending the soul of the world

University Location

Address 249 Lambert Road
93013 California
United States
Tel +1 (805) 969 3626
Fax +1 (805) 565 1932
Other locations Santa Barbara

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria 93013
(805) 969 3626

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Other specialized institutions
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pacifica Graduate Institute's Library
Pacifica Graduate Institute's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 29,701 physical volumes, 2,065 physical media, 174 digital/electronic medium and 47 licensed digital/electronic databases. Pacifica Graduate Institute's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Pacifica Graduate Institute provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 100 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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