Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

Note: The Academic Program and General Education outcomes, together with these Institutional Student Learning Outcomes, comprise a Christian liberal arts education at Pacific Union College.

"Joyful is the person who finds wisdom, the one who gains understanding" (Proverbs 3:13)

PUC facilitates this journey to WISDOM by promoting and modeling:


PUC graduates will make mature, independent choices integrating the needs of body, mind, and spirit.


PUC graduates will live lives based on the highest ethical standards.

Service and Stewardship

PUC graduates will practice the Biblical imperatives to serve humanity, resist injustice, and care for the created world.


PUC graduates will display intercultural competence and understanding as informed members of a dynamic global church and world community.

Our Adventist Heritage

PUC graduates will understand and value the major tenets of Seventh-day Adventist Christian thought, including the blessing and significance of the Sabbath.

Maintaining Lifelong Learning

PUC graduates will continue to practice the intellectual skills, curiosity and creativity necessary to live lives of useful human service, both personally and professionally.