Pioneer Pacific College, located in Wilsonville, Oregon, was founded in 1981 when it was known as Skilltronics, Inc.. The school provided training programs in the growing electronics industry. By 1983 the school relocated to Wilsonville and by 1989 was purchased by Pacific Education Corporation and renamed to the current name. Over the next two decades the school has expanded, opening new campuses and adding to its program offerings. In 2004 the school began offering bachelor degrees to go alongside its associate programs. Most recently the school became approved by the American Bar Association to provide paralegal/legal assistant programs.
Pioneer Pacific College offers programs in a number of high demand fields that result in a diploma, associate or bachelor degrees depending on the program. These programs prepare individuals for a entry into the workforce upon graduation, providing the skills and knowledge necessary to perform their duties and tasks successfully in a professional environment. Programs fall into one of six categories. These are healthcare, business, criminal justice, legal, information technology and culinary arts.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Though various programs offered at Pioneer Pacific College have differing admission requirements, all require students to be high school graduates and to take the ACT-Career Programs Assessment Test exam, unless they have completed a year of college with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Financial aid is available in the form of federal grants and loans. Students in need of financial aid should complete the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility and awards. Assistance in the financial aid application process may obtained through the school's financial aid office.
The following is a list of areas of study available at Pioneer Pacific College. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is -. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $50 is required from all applicants. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact this school for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $13,000-$16,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $330 for part time students
- Required fees for full-time students: $670
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||80%||$4,420|
|Receiving Student Loans||94%||$7,641|
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