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Pioneer Pacific College

  • Wilsonville, OR
  • Private
  • Suburban
  • Not Reported
    student ratio
  • Not Reported
    total students
  • $9,750 | $9,750
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
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    sat math
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Pioneer Pacific College -- Helping Students Discover their Life's Work

At Pioneer Pacific College, the school motto is "our life's work is helping you find yours." Pioneer Pacific College traces its roots back to 1981 when a training program was founded for students interested in the growing electronics industry. Today, the college has evolved to meet the employment needs of the in-demand industries of Oregon and the United States. Programs are available in 5 major fields: healthcare, business, criminal justice, information technology, legal studies.

Pioneer Pacific offers day and evening classes at multiple locations, allowing students to complete diploma programs in 10 months, associate's degree programs in 18 months, or bachelor's degree programs in 3 years.

Campuses Located Across Oregon

Pioneer Pacific College has 3 locations across the state of Oregon. The Wilsonville campus offers courses in business, criminal justice, healthcare, information technology, and legal studies. Wilsonville is also home to Pioneer Pacific's Health Career Institute, which offers degrees and diplomas in medical assisting, pharmacy technology, and practical nursing. The Springfield campus offers courses in business, criminal justice, healthcare, and information technology.

Healthcare Degree and Diploma Programs

Pioneer Pacific College offers 8 degree and diploma programs that cover a wide range of careers in the ever-growing healthcare field. A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Healthcare Administration trains students for executive careers in healthcare, including front line managerial positions. The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is available in 3 areas: healthcare administration, medical assisting, and medical assisting with limited x-ray skills. Undergraduate diplomas are available in 4 areas: medical assisting, medical assisting with limited x-ray, pharmacy technician, and practical nursing. Possible career opportunities for Pioneer Pacific graduates include medical assistant, medical receptionist, phlebotomist, lab assistant, and donor processor.

Business Degree Programs

Pioneer Pacific offers 4 business programs designed to develop the skills and technical knowledge necessary to succeed in today's competitive business environment. The AAS in Business Accounting addresses the essentials of accounting, including how to analyze transactions and conduct cost revenue analysis. The AAS in Business Administration program covers a thorough understanding of current computer applications and technologies, as well as a solid foundation in accounting.

The BS in Business Management is designed to develop personal and professional skills that lead graduates to be successful in team-oriented environments. The BS in Business Management Accounting integrates a thorough understanding of accounting concepts and theory with a comprehensive background in accounting administration.

Criminal Justice Programs

Pioneer Pacific offers 2 degree programs in criminal justice that address criminal behavior and psychology in a practical setting, as well as train students in how to handle criminal investigations and confessional interviews. Criminal justice graduates are qualified for positions within local and state law enforcement, homeland security, loss prevention, corrections, probation and parole, and border patrol and immigration.

The AAS in Criminal Justice can be completed in 60 academic weeks. Topics addressed include criminal procedure, victimology, sociology, and an introduction to homeland security. The BS in Criminal Justice builds upon the AAS program, while also emphasizing leadership, management, criminological theory, and technical skills. The BS program can be completed in 130 academic weeks.

Information Technology Programs

Pioneer Pacific College offers 2 information technology degrees designed to provide even students with no prior computer knowledge with practical experience and up-to-date industry information and application skills. Courses address a thorough and integrated study of computer, network, and internet technologies.

The AAS in Computer Networking and Technology can be completed in 60 academic weeks, and includes coursework and self-study to prepare students for A+, MCP, MCSA, Network+, and Linux+ certification tests. The BS in Information Technology can be completed in 130 academic weeks, and provides students with advanced skills in database design, network security, and Cisco router components.

Paralegal Studies Programs Approved by the ABA

Pioneer Pacific is one of only 2 Oregon schools that offer paralegal programs approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Programs use in-class scenarios and a 180-hour externship in order to train students in a wide range of tasks and duties. Experienced, qualified professionals lead the courses, and are able to provide practical insight into working in the field and being a paralegal.

The college offers 2 undergraduate programs in paralegal studies. The 70-week AAS program helps students to develop practical skills and knowledge used in common legal specialties, including constitutional law, criminal law, and business law. The BS in Legal Studies builds academically on the AAS program, and may be completed fully in 140 academic weeks. Courses emphasize substantive law and management, and prepare students for potential promotion within legal agencies and law offices.

Financial Aid Opportunities for Students at Pioneer Pacific College

Pioneer Pacific College is committed to helping students get the most out of their education by assisting them in understanding what options may be available to them in applying for grants, loans, and scholarships. For instance, the college offers a high school scholarship program to 12 qualifying graduating students that may be applied toward an undergraduate or diploma program at Pioneer Pacific College. Scholarships available include 1 President's Scholarship, 2 Pioneer Success Scholarships, and 9 Pioneer Path Scholarships.

Location & Contact

Pioneer Pacific College

27501 Southwest Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070

Elizabeth Cox

Director of Admissions

Phone: 503-688-2178
Fax: 503-682-1514

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.


  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$9,750
    • Out-of-state tuition *$9,750
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$400.00
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Phi Beta Lambda
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported





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