University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific is a private, nonprofit higher education institution located in Stockton, California that offers 58 International Accelerator Programs (IAP) across 10 academic disciplines.

  • Average Tuition USD 45,650
  • Acceptance Rate 73%
  • Students 6,281
  • International Students 9%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 45,650
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Established in 1851, University of the Pacific is California's oldest chartered university and is also the first in the state to admit female students. Today, it is a nationally ranked university of liberal arts and professional studies composed of 9 schools and colleges through which it offers 80 undergraduate and 18 graduate degree programs in areas of business, pharmacy and health sciences, music, engineering and computer science, law, dentistry, and education. University of the Pacific currently enrolls nearly 5,000 students, more than 6% of which are international students, who all call the Stockton campus home, which boasts of state-of-the-art facilities such as a fitness center, wellness center, university center, art gallery, chapel, library, an on-campus grocery store, and up to 18 housing options for freshmen and uppclassmen alike who want to stay near such university amenities 24/7.

To qualify for admissions at the University of the Pacific, international students are required to submit proof of the SAT/ACT scores of an acceptable standards, as well as results of an acknowledged English language proficiency test of at least 80 for IB TOEFL or 6.5 for IELTS. If you must need assistance meeting this requirement, another option for you is to enroll into an International Accelerator Program (IAP) which is designed to assist international students in transition into a student life in the US by training them further in terms of their academics and the English language while at the same time earning credit hours towards a bachelor's degree program at the University of the Pacific.

Pathway Programs

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    Accountancy

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Applied Mathematical Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the application of mathematics and statistics to solve functional problems in fields like engineering and the applied sciences. The program offers courses that focus on dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, statistical methods, asymptotic methods, and optimization theory.

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    Bioengineering

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

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    Business Administration

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Business Economics

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Chemistry

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Civil Engineering

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Communication

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Engineering

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

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    Computer Science

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Electrical Engineering

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    English

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Environmental Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    French

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Graphic Design

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

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    History

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    International Relations

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Liberal Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Liberal Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Music

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Music Education

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

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    Performing Arts

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

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    Physics

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Social Sciences

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Sociology

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Spanish

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 38
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 110
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 801
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 270

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

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    Established in 1851

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    University of the Pacific ranked #12 among the United States' Best Value Colleges, according to The Economist.

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          • Testimony
            1986-1990, International Relations

            UOP in Stockton, CA - Law, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts, Engineering and MORE

            UOP is an amazing school with a beautiful campus where students can really concentrate on their studies and participate in a number of activities and sports. I had only about 10-20 classmates in each class at the School of Intl. Studies and even the larger lecture-type classes are much smaller than most universities so students get one-on-one time with professors. Don't be put off by the tuition cost, there are scholarships and grants available and work-study programs - That's how I did it and I am very grateful to have had the opportunity. I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have about the school, types of programs, campus, or study abroad programs.

          • Testimony
            1995-1995, California, USA. Postgraduate Scholarship

            Best in class education, complemented with truly diversed global classmates

            I won a scholaship and I enjoyed the most memorable experience of my education at UOP. The university offers high quality education, with outstanding professors who will influence you in ways you cannot imagine. I will never forget the time I spent with classmates from the US, Japan, Colombia, Netherlands, Norway, Germany, among others, at the Bechtel International Center. Living in John Ballantyne Hall was a great experience and team spirit. So much reading, learning, conversations, debate, sports and loving memories I'll never forget. I am and always be, a passionate tiger! (Go tigers go!)