Palo Alto University in Palo Alto

Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto University offers 19-degree programs and 12 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 21.1% are women, and 78.9% are men. 3% percents of international students.

Finance

Types of financial aids

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141 of Palo Alto University undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 73 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Palo Alto University number 421 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in California.

Students at Palo Alto University awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

4%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition guaranteed plan

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Palo Alto University.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Palo Alto University is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

15:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

38
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3%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Palo Alto University the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Palo Alto University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in California.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Palo Alto University offers 19 programs in total: 10 are for Master's degree, 6 - for Bachelor's degree, and 3 are Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 28 universities in Santa Clara county. Palo Alto University is one of the few institutions in Santa Clara that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 12 distance learning programs that are offered in the Palo Alto University: 6 are for Bachelor's degree and 6 are Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the California state average data to help you compare.

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Palo Alto University provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 184 students with 8268 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 923 with 33238 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 1791 Arastradero Rd

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Quarter

General Phone Number: +8008186136

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: paloaltou.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

Online application: Go to the page

Net price calculator: Go to the page

Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page

Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page

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