University of the Pacific

United States of America

801-1000thQS World Ranking

University of the Pacific was established in 1851 and it is a private university, located in Stockton, California. It is the oldest chartered university in California and the first independent co-educational campus in California. The university has multiple campuses and is located in San Francisco, Sacramento and Stockton. The university is the only private institution in the United States with fewer than 10,000 students to offer degrees from eight different professional schools.

The university comprises of 9 schools and colleges and offers 80 undergraduate 18 graduate degrees and accelerated programs. The schools of the university consists of College of the Pacific, Eberhardt School of Business, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Conservatory of Music, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Pacific McGeorge School of Law, Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, School of International Studies, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The University of Pacific is fully accredited. The most popular programs are Engineering, Business administration and management and Biology/Biological Sciences. The university follows a semester based academic calendar

The total student population at the University of the Pacific is more than 5,900 of which over 3,700 students are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 12:1 and the acceptance rate is 66%.

The University of Pacific is consistently ranked among the best national universities and as a “Best Value” by the U.S News & World Report. The 2016 U.S. News & World Report ranking of U.S. colleges and universities ranked University of Pacific's undergraduate program at 108th in the "national universities" category. Among graduate programs, its Pharmacy was ranked 48th best in the country, Speech-Language Pathology 84th best, and Physical Therapy 99th best.

Notable Alumni: Jamie Lee Curtis (Lady Haden-Guest is an American actress and author), David Warren Brubeck (American jazz pianist and composer), Peter Clay Carroll (American football coach who is the head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks)

 

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

A professional degree program that offers a balance of theoretical and practical skills complemented by the enriched experience of the liberal arts environment of Pacific. The goal of this degree is to develop skills, concepts, and sensitivities essential to professional Studio Artists and Graphic Designers. Designed for students who are willing to engage in a rigorous undergraduate program that provides preparation for professional life through internships, graduate studies, or entry-level opportunities in the arts and arts-related fields.

Official high school transcripts and Academic Records, Statement of purpose and Academic Recommendation, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Reading (550-680), Math (550-690), ACT Composite (22-29), TOEFL: IBT-80, PBT-550, IELTS-6.5

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Artists and Related Workers

15th Jan

English

Programs of study are flexible to prepare students to pursue careers in advanced degrees in the areas of molecular and cellular biology, genetics, biochemistry, botany, microbiology, physiology or zoology. Our programs also prepare students for health-based professional fields that include dentistry, pharmacy, medicine, biotechnology, nursing or physical therapy.

Official high school transcripts and Academic Records, Statement of purpose and Academic Recommendation, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Reading (550-680), Math (550-690), ACT Composite (22-29), TOEFL: IBT-80, PBT-550, IELTS-6.5

Applied Biology Professor,Associate Professor of Biology,Biology Department Chair,Biology Faculty Member,Biology Instructor,Biology Laboratory Assistant,Biology Professor,Biology Research Assistant,Biology Specimen Technician,Biology Teacher,Conservation Biology Professor,Director of Cell Biology,High School Biology Teacher

15th Jan

English

Designed to allow students to tailor their upper division Economics curriculum based on their interests, taking advantage of the wide variety of fields with which the study of Economics is compatible. Faculty advisers can help students create plans of study (e.g. international economics, political economy, monetary economics, economics and law) that fit best with the students' academic and career goals. This degree is exceptionally well-suited for students who want to double-major or minor in another discipline.

Official high school transcripts and Academic Records, Statement of purpose and Academic Recommendation, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Reading (550-680), Math (550-690), ACT Composite (22-29), TOEFL: IBT-80, PBT-550, IELTS-6.5

Economics Teachers, Economist, Managers, Survey Researcher

15th Jan

English

The undergraduate major in English prepares students for careers that put a premium on critical thinking and literacy. While many majors become teachers, many more enter business, government service, law, medicine or other professions after further schooling.Undergraduate majors can choose courses in creative writing, professional writing, British literature, American literature, world literature, film studies, interdisciplinary studies, language and critical theory, and gender studies, just to name a few. Given the flexibility of the English major, many students within the University choose to double major in English. The department offers a minor in English and writing for students committed to a different academic major.

Official high school transcripts and Academic Records, Statement of purpose and Academic Recommendation, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Reading (550-680), Math (550-690), ACT Composite (22-29), TOEFL: IBT-80, PBT-550, IELTS-6.5

English Language and Literature Teachers

15th Jan

English

Environmental studies is a multidisciplinary academic field which systematically studies human interaction with the environment in the interests of solving complex problems. Environmental studies brings together the principles of the physical sciences, commerce/economics and social sciences so as to solve contemporary environmental problems. It is a broad field of study that includes the natural environment, the built environment, and the sets of relationships between them. The field encompasses study in basic principles of ecology and environmental science, as well as associated subjects such as ethics, geography, anthropology, policy, politics, law, economics, philosophy, sociology and social justice, planning, pollution control and natural resource management.

Official high school transcripts and Academic Records, Statement of purpose and Academic Recommendation, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Reading (550-680), Math (550-690), ACT Composite (22-29), TOEFL: IBT-80, PBT-550, IELTS-6.5

Environmental Science Teachers, Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

15th Jan

a) Common Application

b) Official high school transcripts and Academic Records

c) Statement of purpose and Academic Recommendation

d) Letter of recommendation

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Reading (550-680), Math (550-690), ACT Composite (22-29)

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: IBT-80, PBT-550, IELTS-6.5

i) Acceptance rate: 65% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $47,480

Graduate: $45,786

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University of the Pacific is $12,900 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 15

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

6100

Students

350

International Students

3500

Undergraduates

2600

Postgraduate

540

Faculty Strength

11

Student Faculty Ratio

65
%

Acceptance Rate

$
47480

Tuition Fees

$
12900

Living Cost

$
1300

Other Fees

1300

Avg. SAT

30

Avg. ACT

* All cost are in USD