General Information About University of the Pacific
The University of the Pacific's mission is to provide a superior, student-centered learning experience integrating liberal arts and professional education and preparing individuals for lasting achievement and responsible leadership in their careers and communities. Founded in the beginning in Santa Clara, California, Pacific is the first chartered university in California and has been responsible for many higher education pioneering firsts. We have since gained many alumni of distinction and developed a strong identify as shown in our Spirit & Traditions.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Air Force)
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 14,970 Percent Admitted 42% Men Admitted 44% Women Admitted 40% Full Time Retention Rate 82%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 500 620 Math 530 670 Writing 500 620
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 22 28 English 21 27 Math 22 29
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,797 Native American 44 Asian 2,036 African American 226 Hispanic 628 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,661 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 2,254