University of the Pacific

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$50,370
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$32,780
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
1.71%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
70.7%
14,063 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
6,263
87.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
66%
609 Graduates

About

University of the Pacific is a higher education institution located in San Joaquin County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of the Pacific were General Business Administration & Management (109 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (99 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (83 degrees).

In 2020, 1,843 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the Pacific. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (641 degrees), 1.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (544 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Pacific is $50,370, which is $21,741 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Pacific is $50,370, which is $21,741 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,780.

In 2020, 91% of undergraduate students attending University of the Pacific received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$50,370
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of the Pacific was $50,370. The cost of tuition at University of the Pacific is $21,741 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$32,780
2020 Value
1.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of the Pacific had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,780. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of the Pacific grew by 1.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,246
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the Pacific was of $14,246 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of room and board increased by 3.88% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.82% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at University of the Pacific received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.11% with respect to 2019, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.71%
2018 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of the Pacific was 1.71%, which represents 26 out of the 1523 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of the Pacific received 14,063 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.38% annual growth. Out of those 14,063 applicants, 9,949 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.7% acceptance rate.

There were 6,263 students enrolled at University of the Pacific in 2020, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of the Pacific has an overall enrollment yield of 7.22%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
9,949
Accepted Out of 14,063

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of the Pacific was 70.7% (9,949 admissions from 14,063 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 65.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 7.38%, while admissions grew by 15.8%.

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SAT Scores

89%
Submission Percentage
638
Scores Submitted

89% of enrolled first-time students at University of the Pacific in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of the Pacific has a total enrollment of 6,263 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Pacific is 5,496 students and the part-time enrollment is 767. This means that 87.8% of students enrolled at University of the Pacific are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of the Pacific, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.4% Asian, 24.9% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.24% Two or More Races, 3.59% Black or African American, 0.415% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of the Pacific in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (19.6%), followed by Asian Male (16.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (27.1%), followed by White Female (17.5%) and Asian Male (15.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the Pacific, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,263 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Pacific is 5,496 and the part-time enrollment is 767. This means that 87.8% of students enrolled at University of the Pacific are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of the Pacific was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of the Pacific had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    2,277
  2. White
    1,560
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,205

The enrolled student population at University of the Pacific is 36.4% Asian, 24.9% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.24% Two or More Races, 3.59% Black or African American, 0.415% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 161 students (2.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 375 more women than men received degrees from University of the Pacific. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of the Pacific is asian (641 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (544 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of the Pacific is General Business Administration & Management (109 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (99 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (83 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of the Pacific, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (145 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees), and Education (257 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,773,022 people), Physicians (418,245 people), Secondary school teachers (416,552 people), Education administrators (270,586 people), and Postsecondary teachers (207,437 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (145 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees), Education (257 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (84 degrees), and Biology (125 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (145 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees), Education (257 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (84 degrees), and Biology (125 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Elementary & secondary schools (2,860,677 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (626,485 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (470,432 people), Offices of physicians (222,758 people), and Outpatient care centers (153,987 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (145 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees), Education (257 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (84 degrees), and Biology (125 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of the Pacific.
Most Common
  1. 109 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 99 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 83 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of the Pacific was General Business Administration & Management with 109 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

734
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,109
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 734 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Pacific, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,109).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 82 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Pacific in Dentistry, which is 1.04 times more than the 79 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 158 degrees were awarded to women at University of the Pacific in General Education, which is 2.93 times more than the 54 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 50% of students graduating from University of the Pacific completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (92.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of the Pacific is Female and Black or African American (92.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.76% of graduates (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    641 degrees awarded
  2. White
    544 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    324 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the Pacific is asian (641 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (544 degrees).

4.29% of degree recipients (79 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Asian Female
    381 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    325 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    260 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of the Pacific is asian female (381 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (325 degrees).

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Operations

University of the Pacific has an endowment valued at nearly $456M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.37M (1.4%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of the Pacific had a total salary expenditure of $319M. University of the Pacific employs 143 Professors, 121 Associate professors, and 115 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of the Pacific are Male Professors (89), Male Associate professors(67), and Female Assistant professors (64).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Pacific are: Office and Administrative Support, with 420 employees, Management, with 357 employees, and Service with 181 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$456M
2020 Endowment
1.62%
decline from 2019

University of the Pacific has an endowment valued at about $456M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of the Pacific declined 1.62% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $154M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.5M - Federal
  2. $2.65M - State
  3. $1.11M - Local

As of 2020, University of the Pacific received $7.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.65M from state grants and contracts, and $1.11M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$152M
2020 Salaries
6.07%
decline from 2019

In 2020, University of the Pacific paid a median of $152M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($319M) and a 6.07% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.12% growth from 2018 and a 1.15% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$44.1M
Instructional Salaries
405
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of the Pacific paid a total of $44.1M to 405 employees working as instructors, which represents 29% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
143 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
420 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of the Pacific were Professor with 143 employees; Associate professor with 121 employees; and Associate professor with 115 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Pacific were Office and Administrative Support with 420 employees; Management with 357 employees; and Service with 181 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of the Pacific was Male Professor with 89 employees, Male Associate professor with 67 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 64 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of the Pacific.

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