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Profile of Patten University

Patten University is in Oakland, California. Oakland is a large city. The school is classified as a Undenominational college. Patten University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Patten University include family and social work and liberal arts.

Patten University Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students. People seek out Patten University, and many students are from other states.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 758 students study at the school . Patten University is particularly welcoming to minority students.

Student Life

Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Independent Far West Region athletics.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Patten is a private, coeducational, interdenominational Christian University dedicated to providing a Liberal Arts education with a strong biblical studies emphasis. Patten University is committed in all of its policies and practices to upholding the Lordship of Jesus Christ, the authority of the Bible as the revealed Word of God, and the high moral standards found in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Our mission is to provide an excellent education for motivated and committed students from a broad diversity of ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The University seeks to maintain a welcoming and supportive community where students are encouraged and equipped to find and develop their unique talents and spiritual gifts. To achieve its purposes, the University seeks to offer students a coherent and integrated education so that they will become aware of the traditions and cultures that have shaped societies, develop and expand their abilities to think critically and independently, and come to understand their own place and role in the larger world community. The University endeavors to inspire students to commit themselves to God, serve their communities, and live as morally responsible individuals in whatever vocation or profession they choose to pursue. "

Patten University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts42general studies, liberal arts and sciences
Religion and Philosophy21bible studies
Education and Teaching20elementary school teaching, Education
Family and Social Work18child development
Business and Management10business and related services

Contact: Patten University

Patten University

2433 Coolidge Ave

Oakland, California 94601


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