Student Consumer Information


Under the 2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), all postsecondary institutions participating in federal financial aid programs are required to make available certain consumer information to current and prospective students to assist consumers in making more informed decisions about their education options. Where applicable, each section lists links where additional information is available. Additionally, the information is available by paper copy upon request. Please contact Tracie Teague, Director of Financial Aid, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Wendy Copca, Financial Aid Coordinator II, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for hard copies of the information below.

General and Academic Information
Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
Academic Programs
Gainful Employment Data
Faculty Information
Transfer Credits
Disability Services
Withdrawals and Refund Policy: pages 61-62 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA): pages 13-14 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook
Textbook Information
Copyright Policy: pages 76-79 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook

To contact the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) visit or 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833 or P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818, (888) 370-7589 (telephone) or (916) 263-1897 (fax), or (916) 431-6959 (telephone) or (916) 263-1897 (fax).

BPPE Annual Reporting -  

Beginning in 2014, Pacifica Graduate Institute was required by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) to fill out the following forms. You will see that data has been collected beginning in 2014.
School Performance Fact Sheets: There are four specializations within the Depth Psychology Program.  Each specialization leads to either a Masters or Doctorate degree.  We have chosen to list them separately so that students get the information relative to their interest. See links below.
2015 Catalog: The BPPE requests that we show the catalog for the reporting period which coincides with the academic year 2014-2015.  Please refer to the current catalog 2016-2017 for the most up to date information. See link below.
Annual Report: This report contains information about the Institution in Section I.  There is a separate report in Section II for each of the degree programs being offered. See link below.
Reporting Periods
The date ranges are different for the data presented here than what is required to be presented in the sections on Gainful Employment, resulting in slightly different statistics.
Time to Completion
Pacifica provides students in need with a generous leave of absence policy to accommodate the complexities of the lives of adult students while maintaining high academic standards. Therefore, time to completion rate averages can be lengthened by those students who need to withdraw and re-enter the program.
Many of our students choose to take longer to complete their degree than the program minimum (five years for Doctoral Programs and 2 years for Masters Programs). This enables them to engage more deeply in rigorous study, and research all while continuing adult lives. The doctoral programs emphasize that a dissertation has a personal, as well as an academic, component that enhances the quality of the research and the professional development of the student. 
For more information concerning time to completion please refer to the Gainful Employment section for each program.
BPPE Annual Report - click to open

School Performance Fact Sheets - click on program name below to open

     Ph.D. Clinical

     Psy.D. Clinical

     M.A. Counseling

     M.A. Humanities

     M.A./Ph.D. Mythological Studies

     M.A./Ph.D. Depth Specializations-

         Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, Ecopsychology

         Jungian and Archetypal Studies

         Somatic Studies

     Ph.D. Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices

Pacifica Course Catalog 2013-2014

Pacifica Course Catalog 2014-2015

Pacifica Course Catalog 2015-2016 

Pacifica Course Catalog 2016-2017

Costs and Financial Aid

2016-2017 Tuition and Residential/Non-Residential Fees
2016-2017 Cost of Attendance
Available Types of Financial Aid
Apply for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Process
Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Return of Financial Aid Funds: pages 65 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook
Student Loan Repayment Calculators
Financial Aid Policies
NASFAA Code of Conduct for Financial Aid Professionals
Private Education Loans

Cohort Default Rate -A 3-year cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year. The U.S. Department of Education releases official cohort default rates once per year. 

The FY 2013 official 3-year cohort default rates were released in September 2016. Pacifica's FY 2013 3-year cohort default rate is 3.0%. The national cohort default rate is 11.3%.

Health and Safety
Campus Crime and Fire Safety Report: page 110 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook
Missing Person Procedures: pages 102-104 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy: pages 95-101 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook
Vaccination Policy: page 69 of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook

Federal Work-Study Information Federal Register 

Registered Sex Offender Information

Voter Registration Information
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QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS PROCESS WITH THE BUREAU FOR PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION. Any questions a student may have regarding this enrollment agreement that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833 or P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818,, (888) 370-7589 (telephone) or (916) 263-1897 (fax), or (916) 431-6959 (telephone) or (916) 263-1897 (fax).

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