Pacific University: Review & Facts

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Pacific University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,810 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1849 and is the only college located in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
74
Fair
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 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Psychology, Pharmacy, Education, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
77%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at Pacific University is fair at 77% (above Oregon average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pacific University is average - 62%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pacific University is good: 11:1. Learn more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$40,000
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $39,000 annually. The additional fees at Pacific University not covered by tuition are around $1,000; which comes to a total of $40,000 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
Doable
According to recent data, 3,004 applications were submitted and 2,374 were accepted; so it is relatively 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
$6,200
Medium
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
Unsafe
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 $6,200 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.

Pacific University Location and Maps



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