Pacific University

#2544 / #720
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#305
Most Desirable School
University, based in Forest Grove, Oregon, United States

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About Pacific University

According to Wikipedia, Pacific University is a private university in Forest Grove, Oregon. Founded in 1849 as the Tualatin Academy, the original Forest Grove campus is west of Portland. The university maintains three other campuses in Eugene, Hillsboro, and Woodburn, and has an enrollment of more than 4,000 students.

Pacific University's Online Degrees

Pacific University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
2,45889%64%116023

How Much Does Pacific University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$50,070
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,888
30K - 48K$20,940
48K - 75K$26,126
75K - 110K$29,816
110K+$36,017

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Pacific University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Pacific University, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,400 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Pacific University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
2,9001,8271,073

Where is Pacific University?

Pacific University is located at 2043 College Way, Forest Grove OR 97116

How Safe is Pacific University?

Forest Grove has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Pacific University Known For?

Pacific University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Pacific University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Pacific University's Most Influential Alumni?

Pacific University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Medical, and Psychology. Here are some of Pacific University's most famous alumni:

Loren Cordain
An American scientist.
Alfred Carlton Gilbert
Alfred Carlton Gilbert
An American athlete, inventor, and businessman .
Thomas N. Hibbard
An American computer scientist and professor .
Olaus Murie
Olaus Murie
An American naturalist.
Austin Craig
An American historian.
David G. Hebert
An Ethnomusicologist and music educator.
Harvey W. Scott
Harvey W. Scott
An American journalist.
William A. Hilliard
A Journalist, first African American editor of the Oregonian.
Rick Dancer
An American journalist.
Tela O'Donnell
An Olympic wrestler.
Nancy Wilson
An American rock musician, member of Heart.
Jeannine Hall Gailey
An American writer.

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