2043 College WayForest Grove, OR 97116 503-352-2218
http://www.pacificu.edu admissions@pacificu.edu
About Pacific University
  • Year of Foundation 1849
  • Size of Campus 60 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Church of Christ
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 1,232
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 65%, 35%, 47%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $30,988
  • Room and Board $8,524
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 1,445
Pacific is a community of highly motivated, intellectual students, faculty and staff committed to an intimate, personalized education. We are located about halfway between the Oregon Coast and Portland, and you really feel the difference the minute you set foot on our historic campus. You will feel it too when you come to study here, because defining your worldview and opening yourself to new ideas is what we’re all about. At Pacific there are many traditions, but foremost among them is teaching. Here, professors know more than just your name, they know your dreams and they work to help you fulfill them.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus McCall Forum, annual Hawaiian Luau, Homecoming, Lip Sync, Home Grown Concert, Pacific Idol
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi, Pi Kappa Delta
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Newman Club, Latter Day Saint Student Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Pacific Christian Fellowship
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Na Haumana O Hawai'i, Black Student Union
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory
  • Number of frats 3
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Distance to nearest airport Portland, Oregon (32)
  • Distance to nearest train Portland, Oregon (24)
  • Distance to nearest bus Portland, Oregon (24)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 81%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 90%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 38%
  • Number of students using college housing 60%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (98%), apartment for single students (2%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,613
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 960
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 250
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 202,409
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 750
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,469
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 700
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums Old College Hall (museum), Oregon Holocaust Resource Center, Pacific Institute for Ethics and Social Policy, Berglund Center for Internet Studies
  • Number Of Subscriptions 19,723
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 82,870
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all schoo
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 150
  • Student Computer Availability No
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years 90%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Portland)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Portland State University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 75%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 25%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village