Patten University: Review & Facts

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

Patten University is affiliated with Non-Denominational Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
7
Patten University will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Patten University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 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 usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

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

The graduation rate at Patten University is low: 49%. Roughly 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
$8,100
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
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your 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) for admission.

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

To receive 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



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Patten University provides a distance education program.

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

Patten University Location and Maps



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