Warner Pacific College: Narrative Description

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2219 Southeast 68th Ave.
Portland, OR 97215-4099
Tel: (503)517-1000
Free: 800-804-1510
Admissions: (503)517-1020
Fax: (503)788-7425
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.warnerpacific.edu/


Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with Church of God. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1937. Setting: 15-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 510. Faculty: 35 (all full-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 638 applied, 58% were admitted. Full-time: 417 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 87 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 20 states and territories, 25% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 3% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 32% live on campus, 13% transferred in. Retention: 66% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Mt. Hood Community College, Concordia College (OR), Oregon Independent Colleges Association. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview, SAT Subject Tests, SAT II: Writing Test. Required for some: 1 recommendation, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $23,120 includes full-time tuition ($17,580), mandatory fees ($440), and college room and board ($5100). Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $390 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Associated Students of Warner Pacific College, yearbook, College Activities Board, Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Major annual events: homecoming, spring and winter banquets, Midnight Barbecue and Breakfast. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Otto F. Linn Library with 54,000 books, 400 serials, and an OPAC. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus.

Community Environment:

See Portland State University.

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