85%

Acceptance Rate

$27,151

Avg.Financial Aid

003212

FAFSA Code

Pacific University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    NWCCU

  • Website

    https://www.pacificu.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    3,938

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

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.

Pacific University is a private university located in Forest Grove, OR. Tabitha Moffatt Brown & Rev. Harvey Clark[1] founded Pacific University in 1849. The motto of the Pacific University is Pro Christo et Regno Ejus and its official colors are boxer red & boxer black. The total enrolment stands at 3,893 students at Pacific University. Around 1,876 and 2017 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 350 faculty. At Pacific University, around 91% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. Finally, at PU around 48% are white, 16% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 12% belong to two or more races. The college has produced several notable alumni including Harvey W. Scott, Nancy Wilson, Rick Dancer, and Les AuCoin in its 171 years of existence. Pacific University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division III – Northwest Conference. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, PU offers around 196 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education), AOA (American Optometric Association), AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association), and APA (American Psychological Association). Pacific University has around $71 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

2043 College Way

Rankings

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.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    15th Aug

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    85%

  • SAT Range

    1060 - 1250

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    21 - 27

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $40

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $30,337

  • Average Annual Cost

    $43,288

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $59,490

  • Other Fees

    $1,010

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $12,528

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $1,614

Total One Year Cost

$59,490

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$680

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    50 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    46 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    43 Graduates

  • Dental Support Services and Allied...

    31 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    30 Graduates

  • Public Health

    29 Graduates

  • Education, General

    22 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    21 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    30 Graduates

  • Public Health

    29 Graduates

  • Education, General

    22 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    21 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    18 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    13 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    12 Graduates

  • Physics

    12 Graduates

  • Sociology and Anthropology

    11 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    11 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    10 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    10 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    9 Graduates

  • Social Work

    9 Graduates

  • Sociology

    9 Graduates

  • History

    8 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    8 Graduates

  • Music

    8 Graduates

  • Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

    7 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    7 Graduates

  • Ophthalmic and Optometric Support S...

    6 Graduates

  • Sustainability Studies

    6 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    5 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    5 Graduates

  • Dance

    4 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    4 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    3 Graduates

  • Economics

    3 Graduates

  • Physical Sciences

    3 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    2 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    2 Graduates

  • East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

    2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,894

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

31%

Full-time / Part-time

96% / 4%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

49%

Unknown

5%

Black

2%

Hispanic

16%

Two or more races

12%

Non Resident alien

2%

Asian

11%

American Indian/Alaska native

1%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

2%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

55%

Out Of State

43%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 93% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

93%

Undergrads in College Housing

59%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,912/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,616/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,616/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Boxer

School Colors

red, black, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Northwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

322

Total Female Athletes

208

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

8

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Campus Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$46,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$24,376 - $27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$253 - $280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,151

Students Receiving Federal Grants

28%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,971

Students Receiving State Aid

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,172

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,762

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$34,425

$30K - $48K

$34,293

$48K - $75K

$30,563

$75K - $110K

$24,878

> $110K

$21,417

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,309,889

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.

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