University of the Pacific


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: California


The University of the Pacific's attractive 175-acre campus is in the city of Stockton, California, an easy drive to San Francisco, Sacramento, Yosemite, and Lake Tahoe. The most popular undergraduate majors are in business and biology, but education and the health sciences are also strong. The University of the Pacific was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society for its accomplisments in the liberal arts and sciences. The university offers an unusual breadth of disciplines for a school its size. Pacific also has a School of Law in Sacramento and a School of Dentistry in San Francisco. On the athletic front, the Pacific Tigers compete in the NCAA Division I Big West Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Dental Hygiene, Elementary Education, Health and Physical Education, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 6251
Total Grad Students: 2494
Undergraduate Students: 3757
Faculty: 459

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 8:1

Percent Male: 45%
Percent Female: 55%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 44%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 69%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton California 95211


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 23 29
English 22 29
Math 23 30
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 510 630
Math 540 688
Writing 500 630

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 36%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -36%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1656

Other Expenses: 3096

Room and Board: 11688

Tuition and Fees: 36290

Total Cost: 52730

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5597

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 91%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 65%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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