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University of the Pacific
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  • 4 Year
  • STOCKTON, CA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Continuing to make the health and safety of our community our highest priority, we are requiring all new and continuing Pacific students returning in person to instruction on any of our campuses this summer and fall to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before coming to campus. Students will have the option to have the vaccination requirement waived for medical or religious reasons. Learn More

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

3601 PACIFIC AVE
STOCKTON, CA 95211
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
West Coast Conference
From University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific’s student-centered approach means you’ll benefit from personalized learning, with small class sizes and professors devoted to your success.

Our campus is small, but our diverse selection of programs, with 80+ majors in 11 schools, rivals that of most major universities, integrating liberal arts and professional education and preparing students for achievement and leadership in their careers and communities.

The connections you make at Pacific, from the network of professors to classmates to working professionals, will open doors a transformative experience in which you will learn to lead in your field, gain the confidence to know you’ll succeed and impact the community around you.

We seek to develop and strengthen self-confidence, initiative, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and an enthusiasm for learning. Our co-op and internship programs, strong alumni network and array of co-curricular activities prepare students for life after college and beyond.

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University of the Pacific Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
66%
SAT Range
1120-1360
ACT Range
23-31
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$33,178 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,026 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 81 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 95 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 95 responses

Majors

Media X at University of the Pacific

Media X is where the arts and technology intersect in the world of traditional, digital and emerging media. Our innovative program encourages you to explore the production, performance, marketing, and management of media. We collaborate with local small business and non-profits to provide you with signature assignments that give you hands-on learning opportunities across these rapid growth areas.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,536 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
104
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 54 responses
  • Studious yet social
    61%
  • Driven
    17%
  • Studious
    13%
  • Arrogant
    4%
  • Nerdy
    4%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
78%
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 115 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 132 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 62 responses
  • Expensive
    45%
  • Gateway to oppertunities
    11%
  • Good
    11%
  • Quiet
    8%
  • Mediocre
    5%
  • Diverse
    3%
  • Eh..... but its still fun
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$71,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 60 responses

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