This page contains all those questions that are frequently asked by our students and may arise in your mind too. So we have put together answers to all the frequently asked questions by the students and new entering students of Pacific Cambria University in one convenient place. If you can’t find what you are looking for, or you have a question that is not answered on this page, refer to specific topics on our website or call 1-844-361-7103 to speak with an Admissions Advisor.

Academic Support

How do I contact an Academic Advisor?
The Academic Advising team is available 24/7 for your assistance. You can contact an advisor using one of the following routes:

Call us at 1-844-361-7103 to speak with an Academic Advisor or email us info@pcuedu.com. To keep the process smooth, please make sure to specify your student number, course and lesson.
Can I receive assistance on exams or assignments?
Academic Advisors are not allowed or permitted to assist with course exams or assignments. They can provide clarity and verify that the question is valid.
What do I need to have to receive tutorial assistance?
Please keep your online material with you when contacting an Academic Advisor for tutoring. Be sure to acknowledge the course and concepts that you are struggling with; this allows the advisor to better assist you. If advanced help is needed Advisors place a request for a subject specialist to contact you. Please allow the subject specialist 24-48 hours to return your phone call.

Admissions

What are the Admissions Requirements?
All Pacific Cambria students must be at least 16 years of age or, if not, have the enrollment form signed by a parent or legal guardian. PCU accepts applications through our free application form.

Our undergraduate, bachelor's degree programs require a high school diploma or GED to enroll. Master's degree and graduate certificate program students must have at least a bachelor's degree to enroll. Please submit your high school or college transcript in a timely manner to avoid delays in starting your degree program.

Don’t worry if you were homeschooled, all you’ve got to do is submit a complete portfolio of your work and/or proper documentation.
How do I enroll?
You may complete our online enrollment application or contact an Admissions Advisor by calling us at 1-844-361-7103. At the time of enrollment, you will be asked to set up a payment plan and provide a low down payment that fits your budget. If you prefer, you may also pay your program tuition in full at the time you enroll
Can I enroll if I live outside of the United States?
Students from the entire globe, around the world are welcomed at Pacific Cambria University.
Can I transfer previously earned credits to PCU?
Yes you can! We encourage students who are enrolling in our college degree programs to submit an official transcript from any accredited college or university where they have previously earned credits. Prompt receipt of student transcripts allows us to apply eligible transfer credits in a timely manner.
Does Pacific Cambria University have a deadline for enrollment?
You don’t have to get overburdened with deadlines when you’re with us at Pacific Cambria University. You may enroll online 24/7 and start class, when and where it's convenient for you. Call 1-844-361-7103 to speak with an Admissions Advisors or register online to get started.
What kind of computer do I need to study online at Pacific Cambria University?
If you’ve got a computer that has Microsoft office installed and a good internet connection then that's all you need- can be any system! Once you enroll, you’ll receive access to your personalized Student Portal to immediately begin your first course.

Program Overview

Can I transfer college credits earned at PCU to any other college or university?
The decision to accept transfer credits is majorly dependant on the individual and solely their own discretion of the individual school to which you are applying. We will be happy to submit your transcripts reflecting college courses completed at Pacific Cambria University, directly to your preferred school.
Does The Military accept Graduates from Pacific Cambria University?
Yes! We are a military-friendly school. Please see the Military section for more details.
Are the courses being offered going to fit my schedule?
Yes! Each program is designed to allow you to study at anytime and from anywhere and complete lessons at your convenience. Which means you don’t have to worry about the pressures of deadlines; you can allocate more time to challenging lessons and less time to those lessons in which you already excel.
What kind of computer or software is required for online courses?
It's really simple! All you need is access to a desktop, laptop, netbook or notebook computer that has Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer to take your classes. All written assignments and examinations must be submitted as a .doc or .docx file. You’ll submit multiple choice exams online from your personal Student Portal.

Pacific Cambria University is supported by all major mobile operating systems such as Linux, iOS and Android, plus browsers such as Firefox and Safari and mobile devices like iPads and other tablets all support Pacific Cambria University.

Student Life

I have been out of school for a long time. Can I handle online study?
Yes of course you can! And we are here to assist you all the way till the end of your academic path. Our high quality curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students returning to school and/or juggling multiple priorities (education, career, family, hobbies). Our Academic Advisors, tutors and instructors are available to assist you with your course work and guide you through your program.
How are assignments, exams and grading handled?
Student-initiated assignments are uploaded through your personal Student Portal, graded within one week of submission and returned back to you with appropriate feedback from the faculty members. Grades are recorded in your personal student portal; some assignments, such as multiple-choice exams, are graded and posted immediately after submission.
How much time is needed to earn a degree or career training program ?
All our courses are self paced, we don’t over burden you with deadlines, you can earn a bachelors, masters or doctoral degree depending upon your pace and ability to complete these courses and appearing for a final exam.
Who will help me if I am facing difficulties with my studies?
Pacific Cambria University offers a professional team of Academic Advisors who work with students in every subject on a one-on-one basis. Academic Advisors are available 24/7 to help you reach your maximum potential.
What are the graduation requirements?
To graduate from Pacific Cambria University you have to meet the following requirements:
  • Pass all exams
  • Meet all financial obligations by paying off your tuition balance in full
  • Complete at least six months of enrollment at Pacific Cambria University (For degree programs) Earn required course credits as a combination of College courses and transfer credits
How soon after I graduate will I receive my diploma or certificate?
Your respected degrees and transcript will be mailed within 10 to 15 days of graduation.
How do I request a copy of my diploma or transcript from Pacific Cambria University?
You may request a copy of your transcript using the Transcript Request Form. Contact student services at 1-844-361-7103. Your first transcript is free. Additional transcripts are $5.00 each
Does Pacific Cambria University offer career assistance courses?
YES we do! Achieve your goals with our career training programs, and hone your expertise with various professional schools, we transform students of today into successful career professionals of tomorrow. With our online career courses you will acquire the knowledge you need to succeed in the long run.

Tuition

What is the total program tuition cost?
The Tuition fee is set by financial professionals at PCU and is reviewed, updated constantly. The total program tuition cost depends on the type of program selected. All our career programs list the total tuition cost for each career program. For degree programs we enroll students by semesters. The Bachelor's program is eight semesters so the total program cost is for eight semesters. Similarly the Master's program is three semesters so the total program cost is for three semesters. Tuition may vary over time, so check the website and stay updated with the most current semester tuition costs. You may call our student services at 1-844-361-7103 for more information.
Do you offer student loans or payment plan?
A variety of payment plans are available at Pacific Cambria University, students have the leverage to pay in installments or go with the direct billing plan. Which means you may pay in full or spread your tuition into interest-free monthly installment payments - and you choose the payment that fits your budget. Explore a variety of choices at our tuition fee reduction plan

Policies

What is your Security Policy?
Be sure that your personal information remains secure with us at Pacific Cambria; we use industry standard security measures to protect all your personal information. So whatever you provide to us remains safe with us. Remember that our online Student Help Desk and different online exams can only be accessed using a valid student ID number. You are in charge and responsible for keeping your student number secret and confidential, you also need to notify us if you have lost or think that your student number has been stolen or misused. For more details read our full privacy policy.