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 Peninsula College

Peninsula College - Port Angeles, WA

1502 E Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, Washington 98362

General information:(360)452-9277
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Town: Remote
Campus housing:No
Student population:2,733( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:17 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public 4-year Primarily Associate's
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $3,108 $3,342 $3,678 -9%
Out-of-state $3,684 $3,759 $4,119 -9%
Books and supplies $972 $972 $972 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,460 $8,460 $9,000 -6%
Other $3,333 $3,333 $3,051 8%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,056 $3,900 $3,318 18%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $4,080 $4,314 $4,650 0%
Off Campus $15,873 $16,107 $16,701 0%
Off Campus with Family $8,136 $8,214 $7,968 14%
On Campus $4,656 $4,731 $5,091 -20%
Off Campus $16,449 $16,524 $17,142 -6%
Off Campus with Family $8,712 $8,631 $8,409 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,558
In-state fees $120
Out-of-state tuition $3,999
Out-of-state fees $120
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 116 78% --
Grant or scholarship aid 92 62% $447,603 $4,865
Federal grants 80 54% $298,818 $3,735
Pell grants 80 54% $294,648 $3,683
Other federal grants 9 6% $4,170 $463
State/local government grant or scholarships 64 43% $124,168 $1,940
Institutional grants or scholarships 18 12% $24,617 $1,368
Student loan aid 31 21% $116,632 $3,762
Federal student loans 31 21% $116,632 $3,762
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,091 33% $5,558,967 $5,095
Pell grants 907 27% $3,493,145 $3,851
Federal student loans 479 14% $2,454,236 $5,124


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $8,236 $6,871 $5,364
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,523 $6,131 $4,760
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,756 $7,559 $5,508
$48,001 - $75,000 $11,989 $9,420 $8,388
$75,001 - $110,000 $12,542 $8,248 $10,628
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable $10,628

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 2,733
Undergraduate enrollment 2,733
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 352
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 17 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


Basketball 1512
Soccer 2525


Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities11/01/1965 Accredited


National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

10/01/2005 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 010
Burglary 010
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate15.4%
Number in default39
Number in repayment252

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00378600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Associate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Bachelor's degree
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Landscaping and Groundskeeping21---
Category total21---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping356--
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General13---
Business Administration and Management, General19-29
Business/Commerce, General-5--
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry16---
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services13-1-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-1--
Office Management and Supervision-2--
Category total1051439
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification-9--
Computer Programming/Programmer, General21---
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-48-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General37-1-
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician-1--
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design3411--
Category total92259-
Construction Trades Colleges
Building/Property Maintenance88---
Category total99-2-
Education Colleges
Early Childhood Education and Teaching8-1-
Elementary Education and Teaching-1--
Category total811-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician--1-
Category total--1-
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant51--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other8---
Category total131--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)45---
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other--3-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage-612-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary85--
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder--5-
Medical Office Management/Administration--10-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist7---
Medical/Clinical Assistant-1432-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer--3-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-21--
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1518--
Category total756465-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-61-
Category total-73-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary3---
Category total3---
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-203--
Category total-203--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician777--
Category total777--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management-1--
Category total-1--
Precision Production Colleges
Welding Technology/Welder7972-
Category total7972-
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor1---
Category total1---
Grand total573330869