Pacific University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2043 College Way

Forest Grove, OR 97116-1797

(503) 352-2218

(800) 677-6712

Fax: (503) 352-2975



Contact: Karen Dunston

Director of Undergraduate Admission
Main Address

2043 College Way

Forest Grove, OR 97116-1797

(877) 722-8648

www.pacificu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,481

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 345

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,451

Graduate enrollment: 1,079

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Western European Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Multimedia B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Education – General B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Pacific University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(877) 722-8648
Website:www.pacificu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.pacificu.edu/future-undergraduates/undergraduate-admissions/apply-now
Address:2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,909
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):62%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,597 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$41,054
Out-of-state Tuition:$41,054
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$23,906

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Pacific University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pacific University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education210
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs195
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences5
Psychology131
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total252221

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Pacific University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total21

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pacific University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$41,054
Out-of-state$41,054
Books and supplies$1,050

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,634
Out-of-state$30,634

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid477100%
Grant or scholarship aid47098%$23,906
Student loan aid43992%$8,437

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,80094%$23,453
Federal student loans1,60183%$7,645

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pacific University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Pacific University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,8451,2451,600
Percent admitted100%75%82%
Percent admitted who enrolled15%16%15%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pacific University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,909
Undergraduate enrollment1,930
Graduate enrollment1,979

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pacific University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (190 S.E. 8th Ave. Ste. 361, Hillsboro, OR 97123)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
  • American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
    • Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

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