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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
Patten University is affiliated with Non-Denominational Church
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, Business, Management, and Marketing and Advertising. Read the details about Majors
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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.
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.
Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
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
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 repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans
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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
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 MapsPost Address: Patten University, 2433 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, California 94601, USA
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