Office of Admissions

The Office of Admissions exists to serve prospective students. Whether you are a seeking a traditional on-campus experience or desire to complete a BA or MA degree online, we are here to help you advance in your education and career potential. Each year, new freshmen and transfer students enter Life Pacific College seeking an academically rigorous, biblically centered education.


The Office of Admission’s hosts yearly on campus events including Annual Preview Days in the fall and spring, Open Sessions, and Workshops. Our office offers daily campus tours and overnight visits. You can meet us at NACCAP College Fairs, area High Schools, youth events and conferences.  Our  team also visits churches across the US each Wednesday evening and Sunday morning. If you would like us to visit your event please contact us at

To schedule a campus tour or overnight stay please click here.

Ways To Connect With LPC once you’ve applied

So now that you have applied, you have many events to look forward to before you start classes as an LPC Student!

Premiere Event: Admitted Student DayNovember 8th, 2014

This is an exclusive event for Applicants, their Families & Guests! This is your time to experience Life Pacific College, confirm your enrollment, and become a part of the LPC family! You’ll have the chance to meet with program chairs, faculty, and current students. Learn more about our regionally accredited academic programs. Take a tour of our beautiful campus-your future collegiate home away from home and learn more about the resources that will be available to you as a future LPC Student.

Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Spring Preview Day – March 6th, 2015

Attend class, experience chapel, tour the campus, engage our current student and alumni panel, and explore the idea of becoming an LPC student! The students at Life Pacific College are Dreaming Big about their lives and we want you to Dream Big too!

For Preview Day(s) information click here.

Meet the Team

The best way for you to jump-start your college search process is to contact one of our counselors. They are eager to get to know you to help you find out if Life Pacific College is the right school for you. Please email us at or call us at (909) 706-3012.

Administrative Team


Angie Richey, M.Ed., M.A.

Vice President of Enrollment Management
Angie Richey has served as adjunct faculty since 2000 and as Director of College Relations since 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Arts (1997) from Life Pacific College, a Masters of Education (2003) and a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (2009) from Hope International University. She is the Assistant Director of Emmaus Road Counseling Center and Co-Founder of the Gathering located in Santa Clarita.

“College is an ideal place to discover you. As you learn in an academic setting let me encourage to embrace new experiences. Challenge yourself to push through your fears and step into learning opportunities. There you will expand your mind, strengthen your faith and deepen your walk with Christ. Go for it and discover more of YOU!” 


Judith Csonka, M.B.A.

Assistant Director of Admissions & Marketing
Judith Csonka has served with the Office of College Relations since Spring 2009. She is a graduate of Life Pacific College (2011) with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Azusa Pacific University. She also serves as an adjunct professor for Graphic Design I & II, and Disciplines of Life.

“Remember that your time in college extends far beyond the classroom, look for a school that complements who you are and what you want to become! Your experience will ultimately be defined by what you make of the opportunities in front of you.”

Steven Shook

Admissions Counselor
Steven is the newest member of the team. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music (2011) from Azusa Pacific University. In addition to being a freelance guitarist and worship leader, Steven also has a passion for higher education, and plans to pursue his graduate degree in the near future.

“College is a season that is a pivotal point in ones life; be excited for the experiences and the opportunities that come with that season!”


Mandy Vieyra

Campus Visit Coordinator
Mandy has served with the Office of College Relations since 2011. She earned her Bachelor of Arts (2002) from Life Pacific College. She is the co-pastor and financial advisor of The River Church in Norco, California with her husband Jared. Mandy is eager to set up your campus visit today!

“I love sharing about the features and benefits of coming to Life Pacific College; it makes me fall in love with the school all over again!”

Student Admissions Representatives

LPC Reps are a diverse group of student leaders led by LPC leadership and staff, who desire to connect with you, hear your story and help you process your education and ministry goals. Whether you’re interested in Biblical Studies, Worship and Arts, Student Ministries, Missions or other, LPC’s solid accredited academic program will help you discover YOU and prepare you for a lifetime of ministry in a variety of contexts. Our reps have their story and they are ALL unique.

Interested in being a Student Ambassador? Learn more.


Jessica Fuller

La Mirada, California

Currently earning her Bachelor of Arts in Transformational Ministry with a concentration in Counseling, Jessica is better prepared to serve as a children’s pastor. Jessica is very involved in campus leadership, having served in ASB and Residence Life.


Sean Tavakoli

Huntington Beach, California

Currently earning his Bachelor of Arts in Transformational Ministry and Bible with a concentration in Pastor Ministry, Sean serves with the youth at his church in Pomona, Ca. Sean is a perfect example of a student who is ‘doing ministry now.’

Matthew Plaza

Eagle Rock, California

Currently earning his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Counseling, Matthew’s goal is to continue his education in Psychology. His ultimate goal is working as a psychologist. Matthew is involved in prayer meetings on campus and is passionate about coming alongside people as the Lord transforms their lives.

Matthew Tapp

Norco, California

Currently a Junior at LPC earning his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Youth Ministry, Matthew’s passion is to be a missionary and a youth pastor. He has been on mission trips to Chile with LPC, is actively involved in outreaches, and serves at New Life Community Church in Pomona, Ca.

Lauren Thorneycroft

Mesa, Arizona

Currently earning her Bachelor of Arts in Transformational Ministry and Bible, Lauren is passionate about children and the impact of christ in their lives at such a young age. Lauren wants to be a Children’s Pastor after graduating LPC.

Victoria Goodell

San Mateo, California

Currently earning her Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, Victoria is passionate about writing and continuing her education in Psychology. She loves lattes and enjoys the meaningful conversations that come along with having having coffee with others.

Student Ambassadors

The LPC Student Ambassadors are student positions through the Office of Admissions. Life Pacific College Ambassadors are premier student leaders who assist in the promotion of LPC to prospective students, their parents and the high school guidance community. College Ambassadors promote school spirit and a positive image of LPC through campus tours, recruitment events, and through communication with prospective students by phone, by e-mail, and in-person while gaining transferable skills, which enhance individual personal and professional goals.

Below you will find information and our application for the Student Ambassador Program. Please read all the information provided.

If you are interested in becoming an LPC Ambassador email:
Please note, membership in the LPC Student Ambassador Program is limited.