Life Pacific University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,240
4.83% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,395
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.45%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
94.5%
145 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
500
87.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
46.4%
26 Graduates

About

Life Pacific University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Life Pacific University were Other Theology & Religious Vocations (45 degrees awarded) and Theological Studies (11 degrees).

In 2022, 174 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Life Pacific University. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (73 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Life Pacific University is $18,240, which is $3,299 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Life Pacific University is $18,240, which is $3,299 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,395.

In 2022, 84% of undergraduate students attending Life Pacific University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$18,240
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Life Pacific University was $18,240. The cost of tuition at Life Pacific University is $3,299 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$22,395
2022 Value
2.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Life Pacific University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,395. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Life Pacific University grew by 2.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,680
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Life Pacific University was of $13,680 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.11% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Life Pacific University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.2% with respect to 2021, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.45%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Life Pacific University was 2.45%, which represents 5 out of the 204 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Life Pacific University received 145 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 25% annual growth. Out of those 145 applicants, 137 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.5% acceptance rate.

There were 500 students enrolled at Life Pacific University in 2022. 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Life Pacific University has an overall enrollment yield of 54.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
137
Accepted Out of 145

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Life Pacific University was 94.5% (137 admissions from 145 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 94%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 25%, while admissions grew by 25.7%..

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SAT Scores

3%
Submission Percentage (2021)
2
Scores Submitted (2021)

3% of enrolled first-time students at Life Pacific University in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Life Pacific University had a total enrollment of 500 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Life Pacific University is 436 students and the part-time enrollment is 64. This means that 87.2% of students enrolled at Life Pacific University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Life Pacific University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.6% White, 37.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.6% Black or African American, 6.2% Two or More Races, 3.8% Asian, 0.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Life Pacific University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (22.8%), followed by White Female (21.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Life Pacific University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 500 students. The full-time enrollment at Life Pacific University is 436 and the part-time enrollment is 64. This means that 87.2% of students enrolled at Life Pacific University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Life Pacific University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Life Pacific University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    198 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    187 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    38 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Life Pacific University is 39.6% White, 37.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.6% Black or African American, 6.2% Two or More Races, 3.8% Asian, 0.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 19 students (3.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 24 more women than men received degrees from Life Pacific University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Life Pacific University is white (73 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (63 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Life Pacific University is Other Theology & Religious Vocations (45 degrees awarded), followed by Theological Studies (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Life Pacific University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (16 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Life Pacific University are Accountants & auditors (1,030,365 people), Other managers (714,628 people), Financial managers (490,032 people), Chief executives & legislators (379,447 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (267,104 people).

The most specialized majors at Life Pacific University in 2022 are Theology (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (16 degrees), and Business (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Life Pacific University are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Life Pacific University are Theology (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (16 degrees), and Business (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Life Pacific University are Elementary & secondary schools (659,341 people), Computer Systems Design (526,314 people), Banking & related activities (484,288 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (413,218 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (409,132 people).

The most specialized majors at Life Pacific University are Theology (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (16 degrees), and Business (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Life Pacific University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 33 degrees awarded
  2. 32 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Life Pacific University was Pastoral Studies & Counseling with 33 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

75
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
99
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Life Pacific University, which is 0.758 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (99).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Life Pacific University in Other Theology & Religious Vocations, which is 0.731 times less than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Life Pacific University in Behavioral Sciences, which is 4.33 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 23% of students graduating from Life Pacific University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Life Pacific University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    73 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Life Pacific University is white (73 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (63 degrees).

8.62% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    43 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    41 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Life Pacific University is white female (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (41 degrees).

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Operations

Life Pacific University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.38M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 199k (4.54%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Life Pacific University had a total salary expenditure of 14.1M. Life Pacific University employs 9 Assistant professors, 5 Associate professors and 1 Instructors. Most academics at Life Pacific University are Male Assistant professor (5), Female Assistant professor (4), and Male Associate professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Life Pacific University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, Management, with 9 employees, and Sales and related with 6 employees.

Endowment

$4.38M
2022 Endowment
8.57%
decline from 2021

Life Pacific University has an endowment valued at about $4.38M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Life Pacific University declined 8.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.26M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.9M
2022 Salaries
11.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Life Pacific University paid a median of $5.9M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($14.1M) and a 11.8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.18M
Instructional Salaries
17
Number of Employees

In 2022, Life Pacific University paid a total of $1.18M to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Life Pacific University were Assistant professor with 9 employees, Associate professor with 5 employees, and Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Life Pacific University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees, Management with 9 employees, and Sales and related with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Life Pacific University was Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, Female Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

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