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.

Website: www.pacific.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,548
Undergraduate
Students
(54.3%) 1,927 Women
(45.7%) 1,621 Men
2,707
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 13,064 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.52
SAT Math
530-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$64,796
Tuition and Fees
$46,346
Room and Board
$13,356
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$37,952
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$28,759
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
442
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Stockton Population
297,984
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Sacramento
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
38.3% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
21.2% Hispanic/Latino
7.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
24.8% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students
6.0%
First-Year Students Returning
85.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science    
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   2
History   1
Academic Electives   1

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 20
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Recommended August 20
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
3601 Pacific Avenue
City, State, Zip
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
Phone
(209) 946-2211
Fax
(209) 946-2413
E-mail
admissions@pacific.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 13,064 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 7,790 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 5,274 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,011 (12%) of 8,475 admitted students enrolled
Women
541 (11%) of 5,118 admitted students enrolled
Men
470 (14%) of 3,357 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
185
Students Accepting Wait List Position
71
Students Admitted From Wait List
36

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.52
3.75 and Above
34%
3.50 - 3.74
26%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
530-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
21%
Score of 600 - 700
27%
Score of 500 - 600
40%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
540-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
13%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
27%
Score of 24 - 29
35%
Score of 18 - 23
35%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 34%
Top quarter: 68%
Top half: 94%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$64,796
Tuition and Fees
$46,346
Room and Board
$13,356
Books and Supplies
$1,854
Other Expenses
$3,240
Payment Plans
Deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@pacific.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001329
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
776 (86.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
693 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
693 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
106 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$37,952
Need-Based Gift
Received by 686 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,112
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 632 (91.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,639
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
171 (19.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,381

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,654 (76.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,467 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,455 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
285 (11.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$34,876
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,386 (97.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,134
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,307 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,495
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
567 (16.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,033

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$28,759
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Debating, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not reported
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
442
Part-Time Faculty
381
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
49%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 57% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Dentistry, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dentistry
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • International Affairs
  • Law
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Water Resources

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Science, Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dentistry
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • International Affairs
  • Law
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Public Policy
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Water Resources

Location and Setting


Boston Population
297,984
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Sacramento
Campus Size
175 acres

Weather

Temperature
37 average low in January, 89.1 average high in September
Rain
58 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Stockton
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Stockton

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
56%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Black and orange

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x    
Field Hockey x x    
Golf     x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x x x
Water Polo x x x x
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Water Polo x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running    
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Water Polo x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,548
Women
1,927 (54.3%)
Men
1,621 (45.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
3,452
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
38.3% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
21.2% Hispanic/Latino
7.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
24.8% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students.
6.0%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
2,707

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
85.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.5%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
64.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
66.1%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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