Pacific States University

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School Overview

Established in 1928, Pacific States University (PSU) is a private four-year university located in the Harvard Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The university is a registered member of ACICS and provides an extensive selection of education programs in fields including business and computer science. One of the school’s primary missions is to prepare students to become successful professionals in business and information technology fields.

Pacific State University is composed three academic colleges that provide bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree programs. These include the College of Business, College of Computer Science & Information Systems, and The College of Certificate Programs.

The College of Business provides the following undergraduate and graduate degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with concentrations in Accounting, Marketing and Computer in Business
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with concentrations in Accounting, International Business, Finance, Real Estate
  • Management and Management of Information Technology

  • Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)

The College of Computer Science & Information Systems provides the following undergraduate and graduate degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (B.S. C.I.S.)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science (M.S.C.S.)
  • Master of Science in Information Systems (M.S.I.S.)

The College of Certificate programs provides the following certificate programs:

  • Accounting Certificate Program for the AICPA Exam
  • English as a Second Language

General Information

3450 Wilshire Blvd. 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010

General Phone:(323) 731-2383
Website URL:www.psuca.edu
Type of Institution:Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:BA/BS degrees
Postbaccalaureate certificate
MA/MS degrees
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship (new classification)
Campus setting:City: Large
On-campus housing:Yes
Student Population:342 (95 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:12 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $13,400 $13,400 $14,680 $19,340 +31.74%
Books and Supplies $1,600 $1,600 $2,160 $2,160 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $9,000 $9,000 $9,000 $9,000 0.00%
Other $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,800 +20.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,000 $9,000 $9,000 $9,900 +10.00%
Other $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,800 +20.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $25,500 $25,500 $27,340 $32,300 +18.14%
In-state Off Campus $25,500 $25,500 $27,340 $33,200 +21.43%
In-state with Family $15,000 $15,000 $16,840 $21,500 +27.67%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $18,240
In-state Student Fees $600
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $18,240
Out-of-state Student Fees $600

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 0 0% $0
• Federal grants 0 0% $0
• Pell grants 0 0% $0
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 2 100% $16,500 $8,250
• Federal student loans 2 100% $16,500 $8,250
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 13 75 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12 65 2
Accounting 6 24 2
Business Administration and Management, General 6 5
Business/commerce, General
Finance, General 4
International Business/trade/commerce 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1 10
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1 10
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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Pacific States University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(323) 731-2383
Website:www.psuca.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:3424 Wilshire Blvd. 12th floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:126
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:126 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$16,005
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,005
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:0%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Pacific States University Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Grand total1221

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,005
Out-of-state$16,005
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,660
Out-of-state$9,660

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid00%
Grant or scholarship aid00%$0
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid18%$5,500
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pacific States University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment126
Undergraduate enrollment31
Graduate enrollment95

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pacific States University Accreditation

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