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Tuition & Fees

$40,120

$40,120

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
53%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
41%
18-23
47%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,144
Declined + 521
Total Received 2,665
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Private (nonprofit)

1,840

undergraduate students

1,800

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Science
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4601
ACT 3488

School Facts

Pacific University was founded in 1849. Programs are offered in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Health Professions, and the College of Optometry. Its 55-acre campus is located in Forest Grove, 25 miles west of Portland.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,640
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  AOA (American Optometric Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Forest Grove, OR

55-acre campus in Forest Grove (population: 22,419), 25 miles from Portland; branch campuses in Eugene, Hillsboro, and Portland. Air, bus, and train serve Portland. School operates shuttle to Hillsboro daily and to Portland for special events. Public transportation serves campus.

Pacific University Oregon
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 6% of male students
 
4 sororities 9% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
53%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
41%
18-23
47%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,144
Declined + 521
Total Received 2,665

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Important

Class rank
Essay
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Karen Dunston
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 800 677-6712
F: 503 352-2975
admissions@pacificu.edu

Cost

Tuition $40,120
Room $6,528
Board $5,294
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $52,992
Average Financial Aid - $32,277
Total with Avg. Aid $20,715

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,277

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,945,913
State $538,000
Institutional $28,671,329
Other external $974,518
Total $33,129,760

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,854,803
Other external $141,663
Total $5,996,466

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, NCIC, Northwest Conference
Mascot
Boxer
School colors
red, black, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Applied Sciences
Art
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chinese Studies
Computer Science
Coordinated Studies in Humanities
Creative Writing
Economics
Education
Education/Learning
Engineering
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Film Production
French Studies
German Studies
History
International Studies
Japanese
Journalism
Literature
Mathematics
Media Arts
Modern Languages
Music
Occupational Therapy
Optometry
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

51%

1,840
students

Female
59%
1,083

Male
41%
757

Graduate

49%

1,800
students

Female
68%
1,224

Male
32%
576

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,797
students

Female
60%
1,065

Male
40%
732

undergraduatePart-time

3%

43
students

Female
42%
18

Male
58%
25

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
13%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.70
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

John Harn
International Admission Counselor
503 352-3126
intladmissions@pacificu.edu

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