UOP

University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, United States
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Overview of University of the Pacific (UOP)

About this school

The University of the Pacific, founded in 1851, is a private, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the College of the Pacific; the Schools of Engineering, International Studies, and Pharmacy; the Benerd School of Education; the Eberhardt School of Business; and the Conservatory of Music. Its 175-acre campus is located in Stockton, 85 miles east of San Francisco.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,548
    • Men:1,621 Men (45.7%)
    • Women:1,927 Women (54.3%)

Location

Admission Information (UOP)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of the Pacific is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 20
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Recommended
August 20
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3601 Pacific Avenue
City, State, Zip
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
Phone
(209) 946-2211
Fax
(209) 946-2413
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 13,064 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 7,790 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 5,274 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,011 (12%) of 8,475 admitted students enrolled
Women
541 (11%) of 5,118 admitted students enrolled
Men
470 (14%) of 3,357 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.52
375 And Above
34%
3.50 - 3.74
26%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
530-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
21%
• Score 600 - 700
27%
• Score 500 - 600
40%
• Score 400 - 500
11%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
13%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
11%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22-30 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
27%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
35%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UOP)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $46,346 (71.53%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,356 (20.61%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,854 (2.86%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,240 (5.0%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of the Pacific accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001329
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
776 (86.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
693 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
693 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
106 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$37,952
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 686 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,112
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 632 (91.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,639
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
171 (19.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,381

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,654 (76.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,467 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,455 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
285 (11.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$34,876
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,386 (97.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,134
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,307 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,495
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
567 (16.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,033

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,759
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Debating, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UOP)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


442

Part-Time Faculty


381

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


49%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 57% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of the Pacific provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


85.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


47.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


64.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


66.1%

Programs & Majors (UOP)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (54)


  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Science, Doctor of Pharmacy

Master's Programs of Study (23)


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dentistry
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • International Affairs
  • Law
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Water Resources

Campus Life (UOP)

Location & Geography

Population


297,984

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Sacramento

Campus Size


175 acres

Weather


Temperature
37 average low in January, 89.1 average high in September
Rain
58 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Stockton
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Stockton

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, cooperative housing

Students of College Housing


44% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


56%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Black and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of the Pacific offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,452

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,548
Women
1,927
Men
1,621

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 38.3% Asian
  • 3.5% Black/African-American
  • 21.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 24.8% White
  • 3.6% Unknown

International Students


6.0%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


2,707

Student Resources (UOP)

Study resources