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  • Average Tuition USD 24,960
  • Acceptance Rate 54%
  • Students 500
  • International Students 3%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 41,244
  • Intakes June

School Description

Pacific Oaks College (Pacific Oaks, POC) is home to over 1000 students and offers bachelor's degree programs in a wide range of disciplines such as Psychology; Early Childhood Education; Human Development; Advocacy and Social Justice; and Marriage and Family Therapy. All students enrolled in POC can access the on-campus library, Andrew Norman Library as well as the online library catalog to research databases, tutorials, and library news. Andrew Norman Library houses over 9000 print resources that specialize in subjects related to human development across the lifespan, early childhood education and psychosocial development, special education, classroom curricula (K-12), psychology, and family therapy. The Center for Academic Advising at POC assists students with course registration and provides additional academic support through program guidance. POC's The Center for Academic Achievement, Resources and Enrichment (CARE) provides services to support academic and personal development of international students creating an enriching educational experience. Furthermore, The Learning Center at POC offers in-person and online tutoring sessions to students.

School Features

  • 01Pacific Oaks offers global study abroad opportunities such as Teach With Africa and Education Beyond Borders.
  • 02Pacific Oaks offers on-campus employment opportunities to international students.
  • 03Prior learning Assessment as credit

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  • 55 W Eureka St, Pasadena, CA 91103, United States
    USD 24,960 Tuition Fee

    Community Psychology

    Community psychology is a branch of psychology focuses on the study of how individuals relate to their communities and the reciprocal effect of communities on individuals. “Communities” are not solely defined as a neigh more
  • 55 W Eureka St, Pasadena, CA 91103, United States
    USD 24,960 Tuition Fee

    Early Childhood Education

    • Scholarships USD $5000
    <p class="">Early Childhood Education (ECE) is a theory of education that ties to young children, generally including preschool, kindergarten, and 1st through 3rd grade. While specific applications vary, much of ECE the more
  • 55 W Eureka St, Pasadena, CA 91103, United States
    USD 32,760 Tuition Fee

    Early Childhood Education

    This Master’s in Early Childhood Education degree program is grounded in theories that support high-quality educational experiences for children. Students will gain a significant amount of real-world experience as they more
  • 55 W Eureka St, Pasadena, CA 91103, United States
    USD 32,760 Tuition Fee

    Early Childhood Education: Organizational Leadership and Change

    The Master’s in ECE specialization in Organizational Leadership and Change degree program is based on the theory that leadership requires skill and self-knowledge to be authentic, and that authentic leadership is essent more
  • 55 W Eureka St, Pasadena, CA 91103, United States
    USD 32,760 Tuition Fee

    Early Childhood Education: Trauma Studies

    In addition to fostering an understanding of the many ways in which trauma is manifested in children—including abuse, assault, immigration, and violence—this master’s degree in early childhood education program will hel more


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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

Financial Aid & Scholarship

First-year international students are eligible for Institutional Scholarships on first-come first-serve basis.
  • International Student Scholarship

    The International Student Scholarship is awarded to international students (non-U.S. Citizens, non-U.S. Permanent Residents) who demonstrate both the potential to add cultural and geographic diversity to the classroom and the ability to spread the mission of Pacific Oaks College globally. Qualified applicants must submit a 500-800 word essay describing the journey that led them to Pacific Oaks, referencing obstacles encountered, how they were overcome, and events that led them to choose their projected career path and degree program at Pacific Oaks. The essay should explain how the applicant plans to incorporate their life experiences into their classroom contributions at Pacific Oaks College, and how they plan to utilize their future degree to address the current and future needs of their home country.

    Awardees will receive a $5,000 scholarship that will be divided equally between their first two semesters (for online students, between their first 4 sessions) and applied towards tuition. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and be continuously enrolled as a full-time, degree-seeking student to be eligible. To be considered, scholarship applicants must have already submitted an admissions application to Pacific Oaks College. International Applicants can submit their scholarship consideration essay directly to our Global Enrollment team at: goes here

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