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PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, FOREST GROVE, OREGON

Forest Grove, OregonLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1849Established Year
  3893Enrollment

Pacific University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Located in Forest Grove, Oregon, Pacific University is a private, liberal arts university which is a place of learning, discovery, expression and innovation. Founded in 1849, it is the fourth-largest university in the state. Pacific University is renowned for its excellence offered by the College of Health Professions, College of Optometry and the College of Education among many more.

Pacific University offers admissions for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels of study. The total enrollment of the university is 3,938 and the student-faculty ratio of the university is 10:1.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1849
Campus SettingSuburban
Total Enrollment3,938
Student-Faculty Ratio10:1

Pacific University Rankings

  • Ranked 185 in Best National Universities by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked 30 in Best College for Public Health in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked 58 in Best Colleges for Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked 147 in Best Colleges for for Education in America by Niche in 2020.

Pacific University Oregon Campus

Pacific university campus

The university has four campuses across the state of Oregon. The university is spread in Forest Grove, Woodburn, Eugene, and Hillsboro.

  • The Forest Grove Campus is home to several historic buildings- Old College Hall, Carnegie Hall, Marsh Hall, and more.
  • The Woodburn campus is situated in one of the most diverse and fast-growing communities in Oregon, and houses STEM programs.
  • The Eugene Campus is home to the College of Education and the master of social work (MSW) program.
  • A part of the Hillsboro Health & Education District, the Hillsboro campus is home to the University's College of Health Professions.

Residence Facilities at Pacific University Oregon

For students wishing to live on-campus, a completed housing application and a deposit are required. Room assignments for the Fall admissions begin in April and continue throughout the summer.

On-Campus HousingRemarks
Burlingham HallA sustainable building housing students 19 years and older into 24 of Four Bedroom Apartments,
4 units of Six Person Apartment, and 6 units of Four Person Suite.
Clark HallOffering single, double, and quad rooms in a traditional residence hall; There are gender-specific floors in the hall
McCormick HallHousing 125 students in a traditional co-ed style residence hall, it has single, double, and quad rooms as well as suites.
Walter HallThe largest residence hall, housing over 240 coed residents, it has single and double rooms.

Programs offered at Pacific University Oregon

Pacific University Oregon offers various programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees via its 5 colleges.

  • The College of Arts & Sciences is divided into 3 schools—Arts & Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences. It has 60 undergraduate degree options out of which the unique ones are- Asia-Pacific Studies, Music Therapy, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Outdoor Leadership, Nonprofit Leadership, and more.
  • The newest College of Business offers Accounting, International Business, Business Administration, Finance, and Marketing, and an MBA.
  • The College of Health Professions has 13-degree programs—Audiology, Applied Psychological Science, Athletic Training, Healthcare Administration, Clinical Psychology, Dental Hygiene, Health Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and certification in Gerontology.
  • There is also a College of Optometry offering 6 programs and the College of Education has 4 undergraduate and 7 graduate programs.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at Pacific University Oregon can follow the below-mentioned application details:

Application Portal: Students can apply via the Common Application.

Application Fee: The application fee is 40 USD.

Application Deadlines: The application deadline is August 15.

Basic Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from the secondary school attended. They must be sent with the transcript evaluation report.
  • English Proficiency Scores:
  • Letter of Recommendations
  • Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the USA
  • Visa/passport

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students at the university is mentioned below:

FeeCosts On Campus (USD)Costs Off-Campus (USD)
Tuition & Fees48,26048,260
Room & Meals13,4209,108
Books & Supplies1,0501,050
Personal Expenses1,0001,000
Transportation800800
Total64,53060,218

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

At Pacific University, most students apply for financial assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on or after Oct. 1. Federal Pell Grants- Awards up to USD 6,000 to eligible students. Eligibility is determined by the university and is subject to federal regulations.

Oregon Opportunity Grants are offered to eligible undergraduate students who are Oregon residents and can get up to USD 3,200 through this grant. Pacific Grants are given to undergraduates enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences, the grant amount varies each year and is awarded to student’s demonstrated financial need.

Apart from these international students are offered scholarships to afford their studies in the USA. The various scholarships available at the university are tabulated below:

Academic Scholarships:

ScholarshipsACT/SAT Score RequiredGPA RequiredAmount Awarded (USD)
Founders31/14304.0024,000/year
Honours28/13203.8521,000/year
Presidential25/12103.618,000/year
Trustee23/11403.4015,000/year
University21/10803.1012,000/year

Other Scholarships:

ScholarshipsEligibilityAmount Awarded (USD)
Pacesetters Honors ScholarshipStudents demonstrating their exceptional abilities to Pacific's faculty members.10,000
Dance ScholarshipFor distinguished dance students who plan to pursue a Dance Major or Dance Minor1,000- 5,000
Math & Computer Science AwardGiven to students exhibiting both talent and success in mathematics or computer science.2,500

Alumni Network

Alumni of Pacific University help in assisting future students in discovering the university for the first time or guiding current students with their career choices or even meeting up with other alumni, the Alumni Association Membership is free and available to all students upon graduation.

  • Offering benefits include access to special events, provide networking opportunities, making aware of continuing education opportunities, Alumni Rewards and high-yield Certificates, and many more health & fitness services.
  • A few notable alumni: Rick Dancer – journalist and politician, Tim Hauck – former NFL player, Carol Pott – author, editor, and vocalist; David G. Hebert – musicologist; Daniel .
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Pacific University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population4193
FAFSA Code003212
Application Cost$40
Accreditation NWCCU
Average Cost of Attendance$58,826 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
IELTS-6.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score116510701260 71%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing585540630-
Mathematics580530630-
ACTCheck Detailed Score252227 54%
English242127-
Mathematics242127-

Pacific University Acceptance Rate

84.5%

Acceptance Rate

2586

Total Applicants

4193

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

34.4%

Male

65.6%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program84.5%
Total Applicants2362
Total Enrolled1995
Graduate
Graduate Programs84.5%
Total Applicants2602
Total Enrolled2198

Pacific University Enrollment

Enrollment
Pacific University Enrollment4193
Undergraduate Enrollment1995
Graduate Enrollment2198
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate48.1%

Attendance Cost

$58,826

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$58,826 / Year
Post Graduate Program$22,656 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,050 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$12,162 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,682 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$12,162 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,682 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,680 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,682 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Program Wise Accreditations
Dentistry ProgramsAmerican Dental Association
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Pharmacy ProgramsAccreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
Psychology ProgramsAmerican Psychological Association
Clinical Science ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ProgramsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Optometric Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
6994427527198
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    RANKED  #801

    Overall (International)

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    RANKED  #484

    Overall (National)

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    Book Store

    Pacific University Bookstore0.11 Km

    Shopping Mall

    Forest Grove Shopping Center0.32 Km
    Ballad Towne Square1.15 Km
    Plaza Grande4.39 Km
    Cornelius Pass Retail Center4.65 Km
    Cornelius Gateway4.86 Km

    Pharmacy

    Judith A. Younkins, RPH1.11 Km
    Hanni Cluny, PharmD1.11 Km
    Sarah N. Lam, Pharm1.13 Km
    Janeen V. Flake, RPh1.51 Km
    Sean Ballard, RPH1.51 Km
    Walmart Pharmacy3.11 Km
    Pharmacy cornelius virginia garcia4.03 Km
    Christine C. Hicks, RPH4.05 Km
    Edwin M. Mickelson Jr, RPH4.8 Km
    Walgreens Pharmacy4.8 Km
    Fred Meyer Pharmacy5.01 Km
    Evans Farm Produce and Provisions7.4 Km
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    Airport

    Kohlmeyer Private Airstrip6.06 Km
    Skyport-4S47.94 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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