How University of the Pacific Ranks

university of the pacific offers the academic rigor of a private university, the resources and amenities of a large school and the personal attention of a small community of scholars.

Regional and State Rankings

Undergraduate Programs

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 2020

  • No. 17 - California
  • No. 21 - The West

Forbes, 2019

  • #49 - The West

U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard, 2019

  • No. 3 - Salary After Attending among similar-sized universities in California
  • No. 13 - Salary After Attending among California universities

National Rankings

Undergraduate Programs

U.S. News & World Report, 2021

  • #133 - National Universities
  • #36 - Social Mobility
  • #53 - Best Value Schools
  • #60 - Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • #93 - Best Colleges for Veterans

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 2020

  • No. 113 - The Nation
  • No. 82 - Private universities in the US

Forbes, 2019

  • #123 - Research Universities

U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard, 2019

  • No. 32 - Salary After Attending among similar-sized universities in United States

The Sierra Club

  • No. 144 - Cool Schools

Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (2019)

  • No. 8 - Sustainable Campus Index for Buildings

Grad Reports, 2020

  • No. 3 - Biology Degree Program
  • No. 7 - Civil Engineering Degree Program

College Factual, 2020

  • No. 148 - National Universities
  • No. 59 - Computer Engineering
  • No. 61 - Computer Science
  • No. 80 - Biology
  • No. 111 - Business Administration and Management
  • No. 128 - Business, Management and Marketing

Graduate School Programs

U.S. News & World Report, 2021

  • No. 55 - Audiology
  • No. 59 - Pharmacy
  • No. 102 - Physical Therapy
  • No. 132 - Speech-Language Pathology

Pacific McGeorge School of Law

U.S. News & World Report, 2021

  • No. 148-194 - Best Law Schools
  • No. 9 - Trial Advocacy
  • No. 32 - Legal Writing
  • No. 35 - Part-Time Law Program
  • No. 56 - Dispute Resolution
  • No. 73 - Environmental Law
  • No. 98 - Contracts and Commercial Law
  • No 102 - Health Care Law
  • No. 106 - Business and Corporate Law
  • No. 114 - Intellectual Property Law
  • No. 125 - Criminal Law
  • No. 126 - Tax Law
  • No. 136 - Clinical Training
  • No. 146 - Constitutional Law

The Princeton Review, 2020

  • Best Law Schools
  • No. 8 - Greatest Resources for Minority Students

preLaw Magazine

  • No. 11 - Best Schools for Government

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

American Dental Association's Survey of Dental Education (2018-19)

  • No. 4 (tied) - Dental Admission Test (DAT) - Perceptual Ability
  • No. 5 (tied) - Dental Admission Test (DAT) - Academic Average
  • No. 12 - Total Applications Received by U.S. Dental Schools

Fast Facts

Three Campuses

university of the pacific has campuses in three cities located in northern california’s most dynamic region.

Enrollment

By Campus  
Sacramento 849
San Francisco 677
Stockton 4,921
Total 6,447

 

University  
Undergraduate 3,640
Graduate 1,183
First Professional 1,624
Total 6,447

 

Undergrad Demographics  
Female 51.5%
Male 48.5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 38.2%
Black, non-Hispanic 3.2%
Hispanic 20.9%
White, non-Hispanic 22.4%
Multi-ethnic 4.1%
None reported 0.1%

Origin  
San Joaquin County 28.3%
Northern California  68.7%
Southern California 14.1%
Out of State 7.1%
International 8.5%
Not Reported 1.6%

 

Admissions  
Freshman applications 13,043
Acceptance rate 65.5%
Freshmen enrolled 779
Yield rate 9.1%
Average SAT 1240
Average High School GPA 3.6
Top 10% of High School class 37%

 

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Academics

Degrees Conferred (2018–19)  
Bachelor's 750
Master's 369
Doctoral 80
Professional 515

 

Faculty and Classes (2018–19)  
FT instructional faculty 431
PT instructional faculty 461
   

Notable Alumni


Dave Brubeck ’42 — Musician and composer
Janet Leigh ’47 — Actress
Alex Spanos ’48 — Real estate developer and owner, San Diego Chargers
Eddie LeBaron ’50 — All-American and NFL football player, sports executive
George Moscone ’53 — California state senator and 37th mayor of San Francisco
Ted B. Olson ’62 — Attorney and 42nd U.S. solicitor general
Pete Carroll ’73, ’78 — NFL head coach, Seattle Seahawks
Sakena Yacoobi ’77 — Founder/director, Afghan Institute of Learning
Scott Boras ’77, ’82 — Baseball sports agent
Susan B. Neuman ’78 — Author and former U.S. assistant secretary, elementary and secondary education
Chris Isaak ’80 — Musician
Rebecca Jacoby ’83 — Senior vice president of operations, Cisco Systems
Arif Alvi ’84 — President of Pakistan
Kate Moses ’84 — Internationally acclaimed author
José Hernández ’85 — Former NASA astronaut
Hue Jackson ’86 — NFL head coach, Cleveland Browns
Matt de la Peña ’96 — Newbery Medal-winning author
Brad Schumacher ’97, ’05 — Olympian: 1996 swimming (two-time gold medalist) and 2000 water polo