University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA

University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA

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A Tradition of Excellence

The School of Engineering & Computer Science at the University of the Pacific has provided a student-centered learning experience since 1957. Ranked as one of “50 Great Schools at a Great Price” by U.S. News & World Report, the University offers students personal attention from distinguished faculty members, hands-on experience with laboratory equipment, employment opportunities through its cooperative education program, and much more, including:
• Seven-month paid domestic and international internships
• Overseas travel for cooperative education internships
• Access to Silicon Valley industry and resources
• Undergraduate research opportunities
• Graduation in four years (versus the national average of five and a half years)
• Opportunity to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years 

Majors in the School of Engineering & Computer Science include:
• Bioengineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Engineering Management
• Engineering Physics
• Mechanical Engineering

Research projects
Research at University of the Pacific reinforces classroom knowledge and gives students the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned. A better understanding and deeper appreciation of studied material is developed through research, whether through research partnerships with professors, hands-on research in the field, or the required capstone project. 

Cooperative Education program
For 50 years, School of Engineering & Computer Science students have gained real-world experience through the Cooperative Education (CO-OP) program. CO-OP is an experiential internship program for juniors and seniors to gain hands-on experience at organizations while earning academic units toward their degrees. Students practice and advance their engineering and computer science skills while enhancing the soft skills needed to thrive in their future careers. CO-OP allows students to:
• Connect classroom knowledge to industry practice;
• Learn and practice the professional skills needed to successfully collaborate on a team;
• Build a network of professionals; and
• Earn a paycheck to help defer educational expenses.

Attend a nationally ranked Tier 1 university!

University of the Pacific’s School of Engineering & Computer Science is ranked in the top 20% of all non-doctoral Engineering and Computer Science programs in the country. Tigers graduate with a vast network of industry professionals, career experience, and research backgrounds. In fact, 98% of new graduates find employment after graduation.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “CO-OP was one of the reasons I chose Pacific because it’s such a crucial learning experience. I did the interviews all here on campus, and I got the one I wanted at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.”

    • Rachel Owens ’20
      Electrical Engineering