Student reading a book in the Research Library

Student Learning at Pacifica Graduate Institute

Pacifica’s core values guide all aspects of our students’ educational experience. Through a depth psychological framework, students learn:

Meta-goals, institute-wide

  • To actively seek vocation and service in the world, including professional licensure where appropriate
  • To engage in a creative learning process that includes inquiry and research
  • To distinguish and critically evaluate the mythic themes and depth psychological dynamics present in the lives of individuals, groups, and cultures
  • To examine multiple and complex perspectives related to global issues
  • To attend to the creative inner life of the human psyche and to the soul of the world
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