Pacific Rim Christian University

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Other Protestant

Mission Statement

Pacific Rim Christian University, an institution of higher education, exists to disciple emerging Christian leaders by developing their theology, ministry skills, and character in order to win souls, plant fruitful churches, and lead as exemplary ambassadors for Christ in the ministry and marketplace.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$11,900

Out of state

$11,900
Graduate

In state

$11,010

Out of state

$11,010

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
75%
Did not receive aid
25%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 63.0% $3,213
State/local grants 63.0% $253
Institutional grants 75.0% $573
Loans 63.0% $6,133

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Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Christian Studies
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    • Christian Studies
      • A program that focuses on the philosophy and teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles, and the subsequent intellectual and cultural movements and institutions based on Christianity. Includes instruction in Christian sacred scripture, Christian literature and philosophy, and studies of one or more of the main branches of the faith and their cultural context including Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and others. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Bible/Biblical Studies
      • A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theology/Theological Studies
      • A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
      • A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry. Examples: [Christian Counseling] See other colleges that offer this major
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Christian Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    • Christian Studies
      • A program that focuses on the philosophy and teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles, and the subsequent intellectual and cultural movements and institutions based on Christianity. Includes instruction in Christian sacred scripture, Christian literature and philosophy, and studies of one or more of the main branches of the faith and their cultural context including Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and others. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Divinity/Ministry
      • A program that prepares individuals for ordination as ministers or priests in any of the Christian religious traditions. Includes instruction in the theology and polity of a particular church, church law, liturgy and ritual, principles of pastoral ministry, homiletics, evangelism, church/parish organization and management, Christian ethics, church history, and related studies. Examples: [Divinity/Ministry (BD)], [Divinity/Ministry (MDiv)] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
60.0%
  • Apply 35
  • Accepted 21
  • Attend 17

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
$0

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Not applicable
  • High school GPA

    Not applicable
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Required
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
44%
Male Students
56%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian23.13%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities21.08%
  3. Hispanic/Latino19.73%
  4. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander17.69%
  5. Asian12.93%
  6. Black4.76%
  7. Not Specified0.68%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

177

Undergraduate students

136

Graduate students

41

Attendance breakdown

Full time
60%
Part time
40%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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