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Welcome to LPU California

LPU California has been nationally recognized for its affordability and social mobility. Located in San Dimas, just outside of Los Angeles, we offer students access to opportunities they need to reach their career and life goals — quality experiential education, career services, global experiences, athletics, spiritual development, free mental health support, a caring network of experienced faculty and engaged alumni, and so much more.

Student Life

This is what college is all about. Get plugged in. Develop relationships. Learn and grow. Serve your community. Find your purpose.


Global Life

Spiritual Life

Residence Life

Seize Your Moment

There’s no time to settle.

Without access to opportunities, it’s difficult to reach career and life goals. At Life Pacific University, we provide an attainable Christ-centered education for students to unlock their full potential, make an impact and live with purpose.

Degrees at LPU California

These undergraduate degree programs are offered on-campus in San Dimas, CA. They include 4-year Bachelor’s degrees and some 2-year Associate’s degrees. All bachelor degrees include a Biblical Studies minor, with the exception of the Biblical Studies major.

B.A. in
Biblical Studies

A.A. in
General Studies

B.A. in
Business Administration

B.A. in
Human Development & Psychology

B.A. in
Mass Communication

B.A. in
Transformational Ministry

B.A. in
Worship Arts & Media

A.A. in
Biblical Studies

Online Degrees

Interested in an online undergraduate or graduate degree?

Offsite & Immersive Training

Interested in a non-traditional experiential off-site or immersive training degree program?

Creating Access to Opportunities


Best Value Schools in California Among Regional Colleges West


of Graduates Seeking Employment Are Employed


Top Performers on Social Mobility


of Graduates have Immediate Ministry Placement

LPU California is Waiting for You

Hear from students about their college experiences and how LPU changed their lives for the better.


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University, California, Virginia, Online

Life Pacific University was recently recognized in three national rankings in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges.

University, California

A value that is highly upheld at Life Pacific is a consistent presence of service in the community, building bridges between LPU and the city of San Dimas.

University, California

Life Pacific University’s Worship Arts and Media ministry, The LIFE Collective, released its new song, God of Abundance, from the most recent album.

University, California, Virginia

Life Pacific University has officially welcomed new students for the 2022-23 academic school year.

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LPU is committed to creating an inclusive environment.

We are a Christian university fully committed to honoring and celebrating the Imago Dei – the image of God (Genesis 1:26) in each student, faculty, and staff member. We celebrate diversity as an expression of God’s creativity and aim to build a diverse, Christ centered community that fully engages students in the transformative educational process that prepares them to be leaders in the Church, the workplace, and the world.