Patten University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Oakland, CA, Patten University is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Patten University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Patten University.

2433 Coolidge Avenue Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (877) 472-8836
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Patten University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 37
Average freshman retention rate: 47.0%
6-year graduation rate: 18.7%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 31
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 78.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 17:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 44.1%
Student selectivity ranking: 25
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 876
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: N/A
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): N/A
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 64.9%
Financial resources rank: 26
Alumni giving rank: 20
Average alumni giving rate (2020): N/A

Patten University History

Essential Facts: Patten University

  • Founded in 1944, Patten University has a long history of providing quality higher education to working adults in faith-based communities.
  • In 1980, Patten received initial accreditation by the WASC Senior College Commission and changed its name to Patten College.
  • Founded in 1944 as the Oakland Bible Institute by Bebe Patten, Patten University emphasized faith-based teaching and created programs for students with broad academic and career interests.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 34%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 75%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 80%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball
Women’s scholarship sports: softball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook