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Pacific University, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated university. Programs are offered in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences. Its 55-acre campus is located in Forest Grove, 25 miles west of Portland.

Website: www.pacificu.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,864
Undergraduate
Students
(63.8%) 1,189 Women
(36.2%) 675 Men
1,968
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
87% of 2,524 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.73
SAT Math
575 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
585 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$64,530
Tuition and Fees
$48,260
Room and Board
$13,420
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$37,575
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,429
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Forest Grove Population
21,961
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Portland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Boxer
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.9% Asian
1.7% Black/African-American
15.8% Hispanic/Latino
13.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.3% White
6.0% Unknown
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
60.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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