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University of the Pacific

Stockton, California
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
3,383 Undergraduates
66% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Private
Expensive
Region: West
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, California
95211-0197
(209) 946-2011
www.pacific.edu

The University of the Pacific, located in Stockton, California, is one of the top 110 institutions of higher learning in the United States. It is a private university, as well as the oldest chartered university in the state. The University of the Pacific is home to the first medical school and conservatory of music on the entire West Coast. The school was established in 1851, and was originally called California Wesleyan College and located in Santa Clara, California. Today, it sits on 180 acres of land. The University of the Pacific doesn’t have a motto, but its goal is “to educate and prepare the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning and service to the community.” Notable alumni include jazz musician Dave Brubeck, American sports agent Scott Boras, singer Chris Isaak, Former Mayor of San Francisco George Moscone, actor Robert Culp, and actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Janet Leigh. The school’s colors are orange and black, the mascot is the Powercat and the teams are nicknamed the Tigers. The schools sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – WCC, and varsity sports offered there include men’s soccer, golf, tennis, basketball and water polo, and women’s soccer, volleyball, tennis, water polo and basketball.

Location

Stockton is a city in and the county seat of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California. Stockton was founded by Captain Charles Maria Weber in 1849 after he acquired Rancho Campo de los Franceses. The city is named after Robert F. Stockton, and it was the first community in California to have a name not of Spanish or Native American origin. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

78

restaurants score

Students
46%

Men

54%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

75%

Live On Campus

158

New Transfer Students

Admissions
66%

Acceptance Rate

12%

Enrollment Yield

1030-1300

SAT Range

8,870

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$33,794

Typical Cost

$46,346

Average Tuition

94%

Recieve Financial Aid

92%

Have Loans

$22,000

Median Debt

Academics
12.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 150 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

West Coast Conference

Track & Field Conference:

West Coast Conference

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

Social
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