Pacifica Graduate Institute

country rank  1393
world rank  4899

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University Overview

Established in 1974, Pacifica Graduate Institute is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Carpinteria (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Santa Barbara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Pacifica Graduate Institute (PGI) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational 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.

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
Carpinteria (population range: 10,000-49,999)
93013 California
United States
T +1 (805) 969 3626
F +1 (805) 565 1932
Other locations Santa Barbara

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria 93013
+1 (805) 969 3626

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019