Pacific Union College

Private, Four-years School Located in Angwin, CA

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How much is the PUC tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, PUC's tuition & fees is $33,678 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $47,154 when a student lives on-campus.

PUC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$33,678
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
On-campus Room & Board$9,273
On-campus Expenses$3,051
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$35,330

How Much Does it Cost to Go to PUC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $152,065 at PUC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $205,969. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $112,399.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$35,330$48,099$26,359
Sophomore (2024-25)$37,064$50,293$27,486
Junior (2025-26)$38,882$52,588$28,663
Senior (2026-27)$40,790$54,990$29,891
4 Years Total$152,065$205,969$112,399
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$37,064$50,293$27,486
Sophomore (2025-26)$38,882$52,588$28,663
Junior (2026-27)$40,790$54,990$29,891
Senior (2027-28)$42,791$57,503$31,173
4 Years Total$159,526$215,374$117,213
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$38,882$52,588$28,663
Sophomore (2026-27)$40,790$54,990$29,891
Junior (2027-28)$42,791$57,503$31,173
Senior (2028-29)$44,890$60,133$32,511
4 Years Total$167,352$225,215$122,238
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$40,790$54,990$29,891
Sophomore (2027-28)$42,791$57,503$31,173
Junior (2028-29)$44,890$60,133$32,511
Senior (2029-30)$47,092$62,885$33,908
4 Years Total$175,563$235,512$127,483
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$42,791$57,503$31,173
Sophomore (2028-29)$44,890$60,133$32,511
Junior (2029-30)$47,092$62,885$33,908
Senior (2030-31)$49,403$65,765$35,366
4 Years Total$184,176$246,287$132,959

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, PUC' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,481.
In-StateOut-of-State
Pacific Union College$33,678
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California Four-years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

Financial Aid and COA

At Pacific Union College, 786 students (95%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $20,723.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at PUC is $26,431 for students living on-campus and $36,751 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 131 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $23,383 and the average amount of student loans is $5,455.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$47,154
COA (off-campus)$57,474
Tuition & Fees$33,678
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$13,476
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,431
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$36,751
Average Financial Aid$20,723
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship78695%$20,723
Pell Grants32640%$4,507
Federal Student Loan53865%$7,236
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid131100%-
Grants or Scholarships131100%$23,383
Federal Grants5844%$5,858
Pell Grants5844%$4,280
Other Federal Grants3325%$2,773
State/Local Grants3426%$7,619
Institutional Grants131100%$18,812
Student Loan Aid8867%$5,455
Federal Student Loans8867%$5,455
Other Student Loans0--

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

PUC's acceptance rate is 57.73%. A total of 1,216 applicants applied to and 702 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 130 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 18.52%.
To apply to PUC, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies and Admission test scores.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,216460$756
Admitted702256$446
Enrolled13060$70
Acceptance Rate57.73%55.65%58.99%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.52%23.44%15.70%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are recommended to apply to PUC. Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th

Student Population

Pacific Union College has a total of 870 students including 848 undergraduate and 22 graduate students. By gender, there are 306 male students and 523 female students attending PUC. The school offers online degree programs and 30 students enrolled online exclusively (3.45% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total829 306523
Undergraduate825 305520
Graduate4 13

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressOne Angwin Ave, Angwin, CA
Phone707-965-6313
WEBwww.puc.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered69 Programs
Graduate Program Offered3 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate48.46%
Yield16.94%
Student Population870
Graduation Rate47%
Transfer-out Rate14%
Retention Rate75%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties65 (Full-time), 4 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs185 (Full-time), 35 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$56,531
Average Staff Salary$54,505