Pacific University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Pacific University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,420 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1849 and is the only college located in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
At Pacific University you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Pacific University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Education, Psychology, Pharmacy, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
The student retention rate at Pacific University is high at 82% (well above Oregon average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pacific University is below average - 59%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pacific University is good: 10:1. Learn more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,300
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $34,500 annually. The additional fees at Pacific University not covered by tuition are around $800; which comes to a total of $35,300 per year.

Read the details about Pacific University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
85%
According to recent data, 2,619 applications were submitted and 2,214 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Pacific University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Pacific University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pacific University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Pacific University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - around $5,100 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pacific University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pacific University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116, USA
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