About Pacific University
On Campus Housing
Pacific University is a private not-for-profit institution that is located at Forest Grove, Oregon and was set up in the year 1849 by United Church of Christ (UCC)as the Tualatin Academy. The university maintains three other campuses in the cities of Eugene, Hillsboro, and Woodburn.
In 1896 the Pacific receives a bronze Chinese statue as a gift. It soon becomes a college icon, called Boxer.1968 the Boxer officially replaces the badger as the school mascot. university's motto is-For Christ and His Kingdom. The university is accreditated and is recognized by the National Commission On Colleges and Universities(NWCCU).
It has a total population of 3909 students with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Pacific University has been ranked at the 484th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Before applying to PU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $60,258. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($46,402), books and supplies ($1,050), room and boarding ($12,905), and budget for other expenses ($1,800). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$64,591 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by PU. At PU, $12,905 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Pacific University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,616 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 36% male and 64% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Pacific University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,183, whereas the financial aid is $28,121. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,282 and institutional aid worth $28,121. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Pacific University amount to $7,309,889 per annum.