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University of the Pacific


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University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211-0197
General Information209-946-2011
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 6,717 (3,757 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

The University of the Pacific’s mission is to provide a superior- student-centered learning experience integrating liberal arts and professional education and preparing individuals for lasting achievement and responsible leadership in their careers and communities. The first chartered institution of higher education in the State of California- the University of the Pacific is a mid-sized independent- comprehensive university offering a wide choice of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs in Stockton- Sacramento- and San Francisco. Pacific is an outstanding blend of the advantages of the diverse programs of a major university and the broad- highly personalized learning of the selective liberal arts college. We accomplish our mission through highly personalized programs delivered in a caring- supportive- and attractive environment. We seek to develop and strengthen self-confidence- initiative- analytical and problem-solving abilities- and an enthusiasm for learning. Central to our mission is the dedication of our faculty and staff to excellence in teaching and advising. We encourage and support research- scholarship and creative activity as complements to our fundamental mission of teaching. Our mission dictates a commitment to leadership development- global awareness- community involvement and opportunities for individuals from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing practical experiences to complement classroom learning. Highly interactive student-faculty relations and a broad array of co-curricular activities that help to develop students' abilities are hallmarks of learning at the University of the Pacific.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Air Force)
Study abroad
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 440340
Instructional 436340
Research and Public Service 40
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0