2433 Coolidge AvenueOffice of Admissions, Oakland, CA 94601-2699 877-472-8836
http://www.patten.edu/ admissions@patten.edu
About Patten University
  • Year of Foundation 1944
  • Size of Campus 15 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Independent Christian
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 651
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 25% out-of-state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,520
  • Room and Board $6,000
  • Nonfall Registration N/A
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 900
The mission of Patten University is to provide high quality, accessible, affordable undergraduate and graduate education that integrates leadership and service to inspire students to engage in community and global transformation. The Patten education advances students’ awareness of diverse cultures and traditions, and develops their ability to think critically and independently. The University is committed to serving students from a broad range of ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and maintains a supportive community that encourages and equips students to develop their unique talents.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus International Week, Spiritual Emphasis Week, Block Outreach, Campus Days, Summer Mission Trip, Spring Banquet, Biblical & Theological Studies Semi-Annual Colloquium
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 15%
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of frats 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Distance to nearest train Oakland (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus Oakland (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Oakland (6), San Francisco (26)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 15%
  • Number of students using college housing 30%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (33%), men's dorms (21%), apartments for married students (29%), apartment for single students (0%), special housing for disabled students (2%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 40%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 7%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 10%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 7
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 8
  • Number of e-books 20,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 700
  • Number Of Microforms 398
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health insurance, other
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 36,160
  • Number Of Subscriptions 110
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 15
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 44
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,480
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 69%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 50%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Southern Baptist Convention (denomination) Church of God (denomination) Oakland Unified School District Cingular University of California,Berkeley Kaiser Permanente
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 35%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 52%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities N/A