Palo Alto University is located in Palo Alto, CA and is a nonprofit private institution that assists students to meet their educational goals. The school enrolls 700 students annually, allowing for greater access to faculty.
The school offers two programs of study in the areas of Psychology and Clinical Psychology. Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. More information on admissions can be found at paloaltou.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $20,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's tuition calculator to identify their costs. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students Palo Alto University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- AP Course Credits
Palo Alto University has a total student population of about 1,100.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $18,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $460 to $550 per unit
- Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.
- May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||73%||$5,759|
|Student Loans (Federal)||73%||$10,794|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Palo Alto University may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 1988)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Palo Alto University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Health and Clinical Professions
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Palo Alto University for official up-to-date information.