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: https://www.pacificu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.pacificu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/apply-now
Address: 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,938
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,551 (90% 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: $44,298
Out-of-state Tuition: $44,298
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $27,151

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Pacific University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pacific University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 310
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 195
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 5
Psychology 131
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 6
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 254231

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $44,298
Out-of-state $44,298
Books and supplies $1,050

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $31,515
Out-of-state $31,515

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 423 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 404 95% $27,151
Student loan aid 403 95% $7,513

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,716 91% $25,496
Federal student loans 1,585 84% $7,564

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,491 1,059 1,432
Percent admitted 100% 84% 87%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 16% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 3,938
Undergraduate enrollment 1,894
Graduate enrollment 2,044

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
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
  • American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
    • Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs
    • Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs
    • Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs
    • Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs
    • Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs
    • Optometry (OPTR) - Residency 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 (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • 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
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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