Pacific Oaks College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: California


Pacific Oaks College is an accredited institution offering bachelor's, master's, and certificate programs in human development, counseling, and teaching credentialing. Founded more than 60 years ago by a small group of Quaker families, Pacific Oaks is dedicated to the fundamental Quaker principles of inclusion, social justice, and the valuing of every human being. The institution is known and recognized for its pioneering efforts to reduce bias within our nation's education system, and for equipping graduates with the skills they need to help people from diverse backgrounds, learning styles, and strengths uncover and realize their unique individual potentials.

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Total Students: 655
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Faculty: 20

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Contact Information

5 Westmoreland Place
Pasadena California 91103


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Main Phone: 626-397-1300

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Admissions Contact:
Frank Frias
Director, Marketing & Admissions
(626) 529-8064

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
Pacific Oaks does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The minimum grade required for transfer credit is C.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 30 units may transfer. Applicants for the B.A. degree in Human Development must have a minimum of 70 semester units of transferable courses. from accredited 2- or 4-year institutions.

Test Scores for Applying:
Pacific Oaks does not publish a requirement for the submission of official standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
One letter of reference is required for MFT& Teaching Credentials applicants. These must be from teachers, employers and administrators who cab comment on the applicant's personal and academic abilities and skills, job performance or volunteer experience.

Essay(s) required:
Pacific Oaks requires a personal statement of 500 or more words to be submitted with your application. The statement will be used as a writing sample, so make the essay integrative and cohesive.

Application Fee:
There is a $55 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
Please submit a Work and Volunteer Experience Summary on a separate sheet of paper, listing positions, employers, and ethnicity/ages of people with whom you worked, dates of employment (to/from), and a short description of your duties.

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