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Pacific University is a private graduate school in Forest Grove, Oregon in the Portland Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,044 graduate students. The 23 graduate programs at Pacific University are all on-campus only and none are offered online. The most popular graduate school programs at Pacific University are Clinical Psychology, Pharmacy Studies, and Optometry. 6% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,044
Part-Time Grad Students
128
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
2
Racial Diversity
  • White
    56.8%
  • Asian
    14.4%
  • Unknown
    9.8%
  • Hispanic
    7.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4.7%
  • Multiracial
    3.9%
  • African American
    2%
  • Native American
    0.7%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.4%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Down-to-earth
    33%
  • Intellectual
    17%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    33%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    67%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 6 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 6 responses
  • $100K+
    67%
  • $25K-$50K
    17%
  • <$25K
    17%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 6 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    17%
  • Did not graduate yet
    83%
50%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
Median Household Income
$64,172
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,081
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$319,200
National
$217,500

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