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University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA
The University of the Pacific, founded in 1851, is a private, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the College of the Pacific; the Schools of Engineering, International Studies, and Pharmacy; the Benerd School of Education; the Eberhardt School of Business; and the Conservatory of Music. Its 175-acre campus is located in Stockton, 85 miles east of San Francisco.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,483
   Women 1,855 (53.3%)
   Men 1,628 (46.7%)
Graduate Students 2,645
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 66% of 8,870 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.54
SAT Math 530-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23-30 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $62,405
  Tuition and Fees $44,588
  Room and Board $12,858
Average Percent of Need Met 65%
Average Freshman Award $32,756
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Differs by program
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 436
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Stockton Population 297,984
Nearest Metropolitan Area Sacramento
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 77% of freshmen, 46% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Tiger
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
39.3% Asian
3.4% Black/African-American
20.1% Hispanic/Latino
5.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.6% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students 6.0%
First-Year Students Returning 82.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 49.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported