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Pacific States University

Seal of Pacific States University
Motto Education is the Best Investment
Established 1928
Type Private
President Dr. Mark L. Hopkins
Location United States Los Angeles, California, USA
34°02′42″N 118°18′32″W / 34.045°N 118.309°W / 34.045; -118.309Coordinates: 34°02′42″N 118°18′32″W / 34.045°N 118.309°W / 34.045; -118.309
Campus Urban Harvard Heights

Pacific States University is a private university in Harvard Heights , Los Angeles California, U.S. and member of ACICS . Founded in 1928 as an independent private institution, it has provided a comprehensive education in the fields of business, and computer science to more than 10,000 graduates. The University specially designed to prepare students for preparation in their professional fields of business and information of technology.



A faculty of about 89 professors serve as of school year 1928-2009,The student body, drawn from the United States and some 40 other countries, works together with a distinguished faculty, many of whom have international origins. Facilities include modern classrooms, computer laboratories with Internet access, and an extensive collection in the University Library which houses more than 15,000 volumes and subscribes to over 50 periodical, and professional journals. It provides a variety of computer services through its Internet terminals. Students have direct access to Melvyl, which is the online catalog network for the campuses of the University of California. Several other university libraries, as well as the Los Angeles Public Library(LAPL), which is a major research facility make their materials available to students.

PSU programs are uniquely suited for overseas students who can complete their degrees at a pace that fits their careers and personal schedules. Classes are offered during the day, in the evenings, and on Saturdays. Many students accelerate their course work by taking advantage of the summer quarter.

Undergraduate students may complete their programs in three years if they enroll four quarters per year on a full-time basis. Graduate students may complete their degrees in one year or less if they have met prerequisite requirements. The academic year has four eleven-week quarters.

As a multi-purpose professional institution all the key ingredients for student success are in its programs, small classes, experienced and well-educated faculty, available computer laboratories with Internet access extensive collections through the University Library, location in a major metropolitan area with global markets, stimulating study exchanges with students from a multi-cultural background.


The main campus is centered on Southern California in central west and extends into the surrounding Harvard Heights, Los Angeles, California neighborhood. Lies on South western Avenue The campus itself contains the central administrative offices and main library of the university, and the majority of the freshman dormitories.

Lies on the Koreatown, Los Angeles, California, place where a multi-cultural population lives, works, and dreams in the City of the Angels, surrounded by smaller cities, suburbia, and rural California. Entertainment opportunities abound: many professional and collegiate sports teams, amusement parks like Disneyland, zoos with fabulous exhibits, a host of museums, many theaters and movie houses, symphony orchestras, opera companies and all kinds of contemporary music groups.


PSU today has three faculties, listed below :

1. College of Business

  Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
    Concentration in Accounting
    Concentration in Computers in Business
    Concentration in Marketing
  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
     Concentration in Accounting
     Concentration in Finance
     Concentration in International Business
     Concentration in Management of Information Technology
     Concentration in Real Estate Management
Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)

2. College of Computer Science & Information Systems

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (B.S. C.I.S.)
Master of Science in Computer Science (M.S.C.S.)
Master of Science in Information Systems (M.S.I.S.)

3. College of Certificate program

Accounting Certificate Program for the AICPA Exam
English as a Second Language


^ ACICS Accreditation [[ACICS Institutions|Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools]] Directory Institutions. April 2009>

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