Pacific University Oregon

Forest Grove, OR

Pacific University Oregon

Forest Grove, OR

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Tuition & Fees

$48,095

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,195
Declined 263
Total Received 2,458
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Private

1,941

undergraduate students

2,278

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1849, Pacific University is a private institution that offers programs through the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Health Professions, and College of Optometry. Its 55-acre campus is located in Forest Grove, Oregon—25 miles west of Portland.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,219
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational

55-acre campus in Forest Grove (population: 24,141), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Pacific University Oregon
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR
97116

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
610
25th
530
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,195
Declined 263
Total Received 2,458

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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

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Financial Aid

89%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,416

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $47,158
Housing $7,404
Food $6,016
Additional fees $937
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $62,565
Average Financial Aid - $28,416
Total with Avg. Aid $34,149

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,859,717
State $826,196
Institutional $34,392,055
Other external $1,489,168
Total $39,567,136

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,282,431
Other external $27,458
Total $7,309,889

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 503 352-2222
financialaid@pacificu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, dance, handball, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, handball, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, NCIC, Northwest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemical Physics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes yes
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multicultural Education. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Philosophy, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Physics, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Vision Science/Physiological Optics. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Science
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

4,219

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

46%

1,941
students

Female
64%
1,239

Male
36%
702

54%

2,278
students

Female
72%
1,651

Male
28%
627

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,764
students

Female
63%
1,110

Male
37%
654

9%

177
students

Female
73%
129

Male
27%
48

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
11%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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