About Pacific Oaks College
Founded more than 70 years ago by a small group of Quaker families, Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School (PO) is a non-profit, accredited higher education institution offering Bachelor’s-completion and Master’s programs in human development, organizational leadership and change, marriage and family therapy, education, early childhood education, and teacher credentialing. Pacific Oaks Children’s School provides early childhood education programs for children ages 6 months through 5 years and has pioneered achievements in the areas of anti-bias education, emergent curriculum, and peaceful conflict resolution.
PO remains dedicated to the fundamental Quaker principles of inclusion, social justice, and the valuing of each individual. The school has a long history of serving nontraditional and adult students and is known for its experiential and culture-centered approach to education. PO offers classes at its main campus in Pasadena, its San Jose Campus, and at instructional sites throughout California. PO is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU). For more information, visit www.pacificoaks.edu. Pacific Oaks College is an affiliate of TCS Education System, a non-profit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact
Why Attend Pacific Oaks College
Pacific Oaks is proud to be a yellow ribbon school and it is a privilege for us to provide support for those who serve. That is why we are proud to offer tuition rates for active duty personnel or veterans of the U.S. Military and National Guard and their eligible dependents.
A Pacific Oaks education is shaped by the collective voices and experiences of you and those around you. We value your military experience as an integral part of our collaborative learning community, educating the Pacific Oaks community on the importance of dedicating your life to service for your country.