Peninsula College: Review & Facts

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Peninsula College is a small four-year, public school with 2,275 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1961 and is the only institution located in Port Angeles, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
Peninsula College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Peninsula College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Welding, Medical, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
48%
Bad
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 good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Peninsula College is very low at 48% (way below Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Peninsula College is very low - 21%. Around 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Peninsula College is pretty decent - 15:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,600
Low
Average tuition prices are very low - around $4,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Peninsula College not covered by tuition are roughly $200; this comes to $4,600 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits, 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) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Peninsula College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (360) 452-9277 or check Peninsula College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Peninsula College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Peninsula College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Peninsula College.

Based on the college crime data, Peninsula College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Peninsula College Location and Maps



Post Address: Peninsula College, 1502 E Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, Washington 98362, USA
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