At a Glance

Founded

2003

First Classes Held

Fall 2006

Location

Escondido, CA

Campus Size

40,700 sq.ft
(+35,000 sq.ft. for future development)

Accreditation

WSCUC

Newman Guide

Recommended as a Faithful Catholic College

Mission

Impact Culture for Christ

Honor Code

Love in Action and Truth

Patron Saints

Pope Saint John Paul II
St. Joseph of Cupertino
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Genesius

Mascot

Pelicans Logo

Enrollment & Alumni

Enrollment

306

285 Undergraduate Students
21 Graduate Students

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Retention Rate

81%*

Graduation Rate

61%

Placement Rate

86%

Number of Degrees Awarded

463

Bachelors: 319
Masters: 144

Undergraduate Student Demographics

  • Percentage of Commuters: 23%

  • Percentage of Students From Out of State: 49%

  • Number of States Represented: 35

  • Number of Foreign Countries Represented : 4

  • Male and Female: 43% Female, 57% Male

  • Percentage of Students Who Are Catholic: 98%§

  • Percentage of Students by Major:

    BS Business: 15%
    BS Communications Media: 75%
    BA Humanities: 10%

Cohort Stats

Students entering Fall 2018

  • Average HS GPA: 3.51/4.0

  • Average SAT: 1111/1600

  • High School Type:

    Public: 40%
    Private: 7%
    Catholic: 35%
    Homeschool: 18%

Academics

  • Program Duration: 3 calendar years (12 academic quarters) Learn more

  • Number of Majors/Emphases: 3 Majors, 16 Emphases See Programs
  • Number of Minors: 7

  • Number of Faculty: 8 Full Time, 33 Part Time

  • Average Class Size: 24

Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition Cost $26,100 / academic year

  • Housing Cost: Starting at $7,260 / academic year

  • MBA Tuition Cost: $34,400

  • Students Receiving Institution Financial Aid: 97%+