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Founded in 1851, University of the Pacific. is a Private college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 3,483 full time undergraduate students, and 2,645 full time graduate students.
The University of the Pacific Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 12:1. There are 433 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at University of the Pacific include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at are considered Selective, with ,42% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 8 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
93% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 75% were in the top quarter, and 44% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at University of the Pacific.
112 Students rated on-campus housing 3.5 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.
89 Students rated off-campus housing 3.5 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
124 Students rated campus food 3.1 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.
130 Students rated campus facilities 4.1 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.
131 Students rated class size 4.6 stars. 72 % gave the school a 5.0.
129 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.
130 Students rated local services 3.8 stars. 28 % gave the school a 5.0.
131 Students rated academics 4 stars. 41 % gave the school a 5.0.
52 Students rated University of the Pacific
I first heard of the university from a speaker who came to my high school. The class sizes are smaller, which benefits student and teacher relationships and learning. There are many opportunities for career development because the university is in the middle of well-known companies. What stood out most to me was their emphasis on the students. This was manifested through their scholarship, internship, and out-of-the-country studies. Overall, I would recommend the University of the Pacific to those who want to pursue their education at an affordable price.
Coming into University of the Pacific I was given the opportunity to meet students my year who are first generation through different programs, which helped tremendously take off the unnecessary stress of having to make friends. Also orientation was helpful because we not only got network with current students from UOP, but we got informed of the resources offered at UOP. Overall I do not regret by choice of attending UOP it is truly a community.
It's a great school for those who want a more individualized learning experience since most classes are small. Also I recommend studying abroad, there are a lot of opportunities to study abroad but very few people do it despite the tuition fee not really changing regardless of the country you choose to go to. Most importantly, professors show a genuine love for what they are teaching and could sometimes mean that the class itself is hard. However, they are very much willing to help you outside of class, during their office hours or even outside those hours, to help with certain topics you are struggling with.
Overall, this school has exceeded my expectations. The class sizes are amazing, and even in my largest classes it's under 40 people. In those classes, you still get individual attention from the professors and they're super open to helping you outside of class or even outside of office hours. There's plenty of academic support, as well as spiritual, mental, physical, you name it!
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for University of the Pacific is 65%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
Make every effort to achieve the highest scores possible throughout high school. Look harder and focus more on obtaining scholarships. College will never be the same as 'high school' - these are not my childhood friends since kindergarten, and there are many more potential friendships and experiences coming my way. Choose my new friends and experiences wisely. Remember to appreciate each and everything and/or person that has helped me get to where i am now. Each day has something new to experience and to expand my knowledge -take time to recognize those as they will only help me to better prepare myself for college days.
Classmates are bright people, able to achieve well in class. Many know what career path they want to take and are driven towards acheiving it. Many people also fit the other category and quickly realize that this school or career isn't ment for them because it is such a career-driven school.
I'd have liked to have known more about the area outside the school. But living on campus helped with that. Everything else is well advertised or easy to find out about.
A person who would like an urban college experience should not attend.
It's a nice small campus with good weather.
Smaller home town feel is great environment to learn in, campus is small enough you don't need a bike, big enough for a change of scenery every now and then. Professors are well prepared and easy to talk to. Overall, the campus resources are easily accessable and the staff are all there to help you with as much as they can.
What grabbed my interest in this particular school is the Co-op or paid internship program which was integrated within the engineering program. This allowed engineering students to gain hands-on experience working in the industry. The industrial experience allows a great leverage in finding a job after college.
The fact that all the students in the Conservatory of Music all know each other, are for the most part good friends, and create a very welcoming and fun environment especially for newcomers. Also UOP is a very beautiful campus with a sort of East-coast Ivy League feel...but in California!
Someone who doesn't mind seeing the same faces everyday and being able to recognise almost everyone at school by the time you graduate. Someone who wants to be able to talk to their professors when and if needed. Where the students are not just a number to their professors.
Accelerated pre-health programs
Housing has been an absolute nightmare. It is difficult to get direct answers and every year is a gamble getting the place that you want. Also, it would be nice if it wasn't such a small school. Rumors tend to spread fast and there tends to be little privacy for yourself since every one knows everything that goes on around campus.
The most frustrating thing about my school is the lack of athletic spirit and sport culture. While Pacific still offers a wide variety of intercollegiate and intramural sports and facilities, the culture surrounding athletics is not as prominent as those found in other universities. Our fan base and student spirit towards sports doesn?t quite live up to our Division I standings.
Not at all
I have no idea, most clubs/groups are equally popular. For it's different, because as a business student, I tend to focus more on the business groups; as for other majors they tend to go with activities or group that suits their interest or major.
Some stereotypes would be that most of us students are nerdy. Also that Stockton is the "most miserable city in the US".
University of the Pacific is a truly beautiful school, walking around campus, flowers are blooming and it's so breath-taking. It's a big enough school, yet small enough that you could walk to class within 10 minutes from one side of campus to the other. Indiana Jones was one of the movies filmed at University of the Pacific. One of the best things about this school is the small class size, the biggest class size that you'll find is about 40 students and each could get individual attention from the professors. In addition, University of the Pacific is committed to sustainability. Most of the time that I spend on campus is in classes or just hanging out with my friends. University of the Pacific also has free movies for students in their theater every weekend, so it nice to wind down and relax with a movie to end the week. Overall, it's a great school to go to.
The professors, for the most part, are great. Any one of the profs in my department could write me a letter of rec and genuinely know things about me. There are some tenured profs that seem like they have lost steam and don't care to update themselves on current things going on on college campuses. Office hours are followed and profs are very accessible. Intellectual conversations are common all over campus, not just in the classroom. The best, most useful class I have taken in Public Speaking. The professor is amazing. The most unique class I will be taking is Sports Law.
I went to this school because of it's excellent Business school's reputation. It was also free to apply. Why not?
I'll never forget when Danny Glover came to be a motivational speaker at our school. It was cool to see a famous actor but also just to hear his personal story for once, rather than watching him deliver a bunch of lines in a movie
Wake up Friday. Take your quizzes, submit your homework, go to class (of course!), figure out what's cracking for the night (if you like to party). Either you party or you go home to visit. If you are plagued with studying, stay in and study! There will be parties every weekend, you aren't missing anything
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
94% of students
attending University of the Pacific receive some sort of financial aid.
33% were awarded federal grants.
While 56% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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