Patten University: Review & Facts

Patten University
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Patten University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 965 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1944 and is one of the 14 colleges located in Oakland, California.

Patten University is affiliated with Non-Denominational Church.

Academic Offerings

At Patten University you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Patten University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 7 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Theology and Religion, Marketing and Advertising, Retailing and Wholesaling, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
The student retention rate at Patten University is extremely low at 20% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Patten University is low - 49%. Nearly 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Patten University is decent, 17:1.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition prices are relatevely low - around $8,100 a year.

Read the details about Patten University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

Dual Credits
The school will consider accepting credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Patten University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Patten University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (510) 261-8500 or check Patten University Website.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
Patten University offers a distance learning option.

Patten University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,200 annually.

Patten University Location and Maps

Post Address: Patten University, 2433 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, California 94601, USA
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