Director of Admissions


Cora ManuelFor over 17 years, Cora Manuel has been committed to the enrichment of the mind, body and spirit of young children through college students. Her passion for making education accessible to and affordable for students and their families has led her to serve as as Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Saint Mary’s College of California and Associate Financial Aid Analyst for the California Student Aid Commission. From counseling and assisting students and their families as they navigate the complexities of financial aid eligibility, rights and responsibilities, she played a leadership role at the regional and national levels as a representative of the College, administering over $5 million in Cal Grants and over $3 million in federal aid programs.

Along with processing student financial aid for current and prospective students, as the Director of Admissions, Cora assists with the admissions applications and managing enrollment strategies to fulfill the institutional mission of Pacific School of Religion.