Student Achievements

PCC At a Glance

Pensacola Christian College Graduation, Retention, and Completion Rates


Graduation Rate

(within 150% of normal time)

Associate’s Degree

Goal

33.5%

National rate for 2-year institutions (2016 cohort)

Outcome

27%

Most recent 3-year average

Bachelor’s Degree

Goal

53.1%

National rate for 4-year, non-profit, private institutions admitting 90% of applicants (2013 cohort)

Outcome

56.7%

Most recent 3-year average

Program 2014 Cohort 2013 Cohort 2012 Cohort 3-year Average
Associate 21% 24% 36% 27%
Bachelor 56% 57% 52% 55%
Graduate 85% 82% 73% 80%

**The completion and graduation rates for certificates, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees are measured at 150% of the expected time for completion (bachelor’s degree rate is 6 years from first enrollment).


Fall-to-Fall Retention Rate

(first-time, full-time students)

Associate’s Degree

Goal

63%

National rate for 2-year institutions (2018 cohort)

Outcome

51.6%

Most recent 3-year average

Bachelor’s Degree

Goal

72.6%

National rate for 4-year, non-profit, private institutions admitting 90% of applicants (2018 cohort)

Outcome

77%

Most recent 3-year average

Program 2020–21 2019–20 2018–19 3-year Average
Associate 63% 57% 25% 48%
Bachelor 73% 83% 75% 77%
Graduate 84% 88% 84% 85%

*Retention rates for associate’s and bachelor’s programs are fall to fall based on first-time, full-time status. Graduate programs utilize total enrollment from fall to fall.


Course Completion Rates

Outcomes based on most recent 3-year averages.

Undergraduate

Goal

90%

Outcome

92.6%

Graduate

Goal

90%

Outcome

96%

Employment and Licensure Success


Percentage Employed or in Graduate School within One Year

Undergraduate

Goal

91%

2018 national employment rate for 25- to 34-year-olds with bachelor’s degree or higher

Outcome

92%

Average of 2018–2020 Alumni Survey Respondents

Licensure Exam Pass Rate

Nursing NCLEX-RN
Exam

Goal

89.2%

National baccalaureate rate for the past 3 years

Outcome

88.5%

Most recent 3-year average

See Nursing Major

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

Goal

71.7%

Rate for ABET comparator schools for the past 3 years

Outcome

87.8%

Most recent 3-year average

See Engineering Major

Student Stats

45%

Male Students

55%

Female Students

Top 5 States

Florida

570

Florida

North Carolina

271

North Carolina

Michigan

233

Michigan

Texas

228

Texas

Virginia

220

Virginia

Top 3 Foreign Countries

South Korea

108

South Korea

China

67

China

Canada

35

Canada

1,400+

Homeschool Students

92%

Percentage of students are undergraduate

8%

Percentage of students are graduate

Academics

Popular Majors by %

20.3%

Business

14.5%

Nursing

9.5%

Elementary Education

6.9%

Natural Sciences

6.6%

Bible

6.6%

Visual Arts

6.0%

Computing

5.9%

Engineering

4.7%

Criminal Justice

4.1%

Secondary Education

24,060

Alumni since 1974

60

Programs of Study

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22

STEM Labs

6

Education Labs

Faith and Service

809

Students involved in local ministry weekly

51

Student-led ministry opportunities

700+

Students, staff, and faculty helped with cleanup after Hurricane Sally.

Finances

$6,155

Tuition, Room and Board Per Semester (2022–23)

79%

Graduate Without Debt
Approximate, Based on 2018–2020 Alumni Survey Respondents

58%

Students Employed on Campus

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$3,000 to $7,500

Annual Earnings of Students Working on Campus with the Work Assistance Program

Campus Life

115+

Concerts, Recitals, and Plays Each Year

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Rockwall

3,000

Rock Climbing Holds on Sports Center Indoor Wall

See Gallery

Approximately

150

Acres of Main Campus

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48

Collegians

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PCC Seal

1974

Year PCC Was Founded

See History