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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    NG
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    NG
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    B-
JP Catholic is a private, Catholic university located in Escondido, California in the San Diego Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 247 undergraduate students. The JP Catholic acceptance rate is 95%. Popular majors include Cinematography and Video Production and Entrepreneurship. JP Catholic graduates 61% of its students.
About John Paul the Great Catholic University...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
220 W Grand Ave
Escondido, CA 92025

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
95%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1020-1190
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$30,385/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $25,416/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,181/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,585/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,009/ year
  • $110k+
    $32,004/ year
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Academics

Professors
C-
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Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
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of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.5 responses
60%
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
247Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
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100%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
National
83%
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I graduated back in 2015, with a Bachelor of Science Communication Media degree with an emphasis in the New Evangelization. The New Evangelization program is one of the best programs offered at JP Catholic University.During my time here, I received an extensive amount of Theology, Philosophy, and Biblical studies, all while learning the practical skills of media, marketing, and business, If you are passionate about your Catholic faith and are passionate about creating beautiful art via modern technology than this is the school for YOU! Here, you will get the best of both worlds!
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Loved almost all of my professors. They were fantastic as people and excellent as professors. Naturally you'll have a mediocre one every now and then. I majored in film production, and the classes/professors taught me film theory, practical production skills, and industry terms and methodology. You can only learn so much before actually working on a feature film set, and I feel like I got a great start at JPCU. This university is also authentically Catholic. Not every student is Catholic, but that's fine; we welcomed them. The theology and philosophy courses were both intellectual and practical.
When asked about the Catholic identity of the school, I have to say it is fantastic! Mass is offered frequently. Adoration is available frequently. The students are all supportive of the practice of the Faith and I always feel like there is someone available if I need to talk.