Pacific Islands University

Mangilao, Guam

Overview

Address172 Kinney's Road
School Websitewww.piu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Pacific Islands University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Mangilao, Guam that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 20 students applied to Pacific Islands University. Of those students, 16 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Pacific Islands University was $4,778, in addition to fees of $650. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Pacific Islands University.

Pacific Islands University has a 46% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Pacific Islands University acceptance rate is 80%. To put this into perspective, 16 of the 20 students who applied to Pacific Islands University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Pacific Islands University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Pacific Islands University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Pacific Islands University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Pacific Islands University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Pacific Islands University, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,778. Combined with fees of $650, room and board costs of $4,476, other expenses of $2,207 and the $300 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $12,411.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $5,428 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Pacific Islands University to $12,411 for out-of-state students.

Students at Pacific Islands University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Pacific Islands University was $2,960 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 100%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Pacific Islands University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio8:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Pacific Islands University.

Pacific Islands University has a good gender split, with 51% of undergraduates being female and 49% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Guam residents; in fact, 69% of all students reside in Guam. However, 25% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Pacific Islands University is 8:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Pacific Islands University to thrive in your studies.

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