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)
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