After the university moved to Escondido in 2013 under the leadership of Dr. Derry Connolly, the founder and president of the school, JPCatholic has made a noticeable impact on the city of Escondido itself. It is because of this impact that Dr. Connolly received the Business Leader of the Year award from the Escondido Chamber of Commerce for 2017. Read More
Fr. Richard Huston passed away on May 14th at the age of 91. He was a priest of the Diocese of San Diego and served as JPCatholic's Chaplain for our first decade. He considered his ministry to our students as one of the major blessings of his priesthood. Read More
In this year's Senior Projects, students take on a range of genres include quirky comedy, documentary, psychological thriller, and post-apocalyptic sci-fi. Click to learn more! Read More
The Classical Learning Test is an alternative to the SAT and ACT, accepted at some universities including JPCatholic. Our University is also a testing location for high school students in the area who are interested in taking the exam. For more information and to register for the upcoming test date, please visit the CLT website here
Orientation for incoming students will be held Sep. 29th - Oct. 3rd. Classes begin on Oct. 4th. Learn More
John Paul the Great Catholic University held its 9th annual commencement on Friday, September 1, 2017. Read More
Our undergraduate senior students students showcased their final projects at Regal Cinema, Escondido on August 31st. Big congratulations to the graduating Class of 2017.