mission of Pacifica Graduate Institute is to provide graduate degree
programs and to foster research in the fields of psychology
and mythological studies framed in the traditions of depth psychology.
The Institute seeks to fulfill this purpose by creating an
educational environment which nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual
differences and an academic community which fosters for its faculty
and students a spirit of free and open inquiry consistent
with the recognized values of academic freedom.
Pacifica is dedicated
to cultivating and harvesting the gifts of the human imagination
so that these insights may be brought to bear upon
the personal, cultural, and planetary concerns of our era.
This dedication is contained in Pacifica's motto: animae mundi colendae
gratia (for the sake of tending soul in and of