A look at life as a student at John Paul the Great Catholic University.

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John Paul the Great Catholic University

220 W. Grand Ave.
Escondido, California 92025

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 301
Setting City
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $50)
Total 2023 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 301
Total 2023 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 80
Total 2023 Total Enrollment 301
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen N/A
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen N/A
Test Optional Yes
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students N/A
Total 2023 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 22
Catholic Order Affiliation Diocesan - we have involvement from Diocesan priests, Eudist priests, Chaldean priests, etc.
3 Most Popular Majors Film/Acting; Visual Arts; Business
Unique Academic Programs Animation, Illustration; Game Development; Cinematography; Screenwriting; Digital Music;, Acting; Film Directing; Creative Entrepreneurship; New Evangelization
School Mascot Pelican

Interesting Facts:
  • Students earn their Bachelor's Degree in 3 calendar years due to our Year Round Quarter System.
  • Every year JPCatholic's Feature Film Program produces and distributes a full-length movie as part of the film curriculum.
  • Our Business Launchpad courses give students the opportunity to launch a company with mentorship from faculty and pitch their business plan for seed and growth funding.
Social Media Pages:
Twitter: @JPCatholic
Facebook: @JPCatholic
Instagram: @jpcatholic