Pacific University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Forest Grove, OR, Pacific University is one of the best universities in the state of Oregon. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Pacific University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Pacific University.

2043 College Way Forest Grove, OR 97116
Phone: (800) 677-6712
Email: admissions@pacificu.edu
Web site: http://www.pacificu.edu

Rankings: Pacific University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.3
Graduation and retention ranking: 127
Average freshman retention rate: 79.0%
6-year graduation rate: 67.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 66%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 1
Faculty resources ranking: 137
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 67.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 80.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 156
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 985-1200
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 39%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 69%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 77.8%
Financial resources rank: 179
Alumni giving rank: 120
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 12.8%

Pacific University History

Essential Facts: Pacific University

Pacific University is a private university in Forest Grove, Oregon. Founded in 1849 as the Tualatin Academy, the original Forest Grove campus is 23 miles west of Portland. The university maintains three other campuses in Eugene, Hillsboro, and Woodburn, and has an enrollment of more than 4,000 students.
Ranking: #22 Regional University West (2017)
Acceptance rate: 85.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: $43,290 (2019)
School colors: Black · Red
Mascot: boxer
Founded: 1849

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 62%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 9%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 11%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 60%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 34%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra