University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific offers an excellent university experience, with dedicated teaching, small class sizes, extensive research and internship opportunities and a vibrant residential life. Pacifics lush, brick and ivy main campus in Stockton is renowned for its Gothic architecture and warm California climate. It was founded in 1851 as Californias first university.The University has more than 6,100 students on its three campuses. On the Stockton campus, students pursue programs of study in College of the Pacific, the Conservatory of Music, Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, Eberhardt School of Business, the School of Engineering and Computer Science, and Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Students also pursue programs offered by the Pacific McGeorge School of Law on the Sacramento campus and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry on the San Francisco campus. Pacific is known for top-tier professional schools in dentistry, law and pharmacy. The Conservatory of Music, the oldest in the West, produced Dave Brubeck and hundreds of professional musicians and composers. The University also boasts strong programs in biology, chemistry, education, international studies, business and engineering, among others. Pacific offers strong academic programs in more than 90 programs of study leading to bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees and educational credentials. A range of accelerated programs are offered in business, education, law and the health sciences. A comprehensive financial aid program makes Pacifics quality education accessible to students of all economic backgrounds. Pacific centers and institutes, such as the Jacoby Center for Public Service and Civic Leadership, the Business Forecasting Center and the Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship, work toward solutions to local, regional and global issues through community partnerships, education and research. University clinics offer a variety of health services, health fairs and symposia on important health issues. The Librarys Holt-Atherton Special Collections includes the manuscripts and published essays of naturalist John Muir and the complete archive of internationally renowned composer and jazz pianist Dave and Iola Brubeck. Nearly fifty percent of students live on campus and participate in a vibrant residential life boasting more than 125 student clubs and organizations and a comprehensive recreational program. The Pacific Tigers compete in NCAA Division I sports as a member of the West Cost Conference, fielding seven mens and nine womens teams. The Tigers have accumulated 23 conference athletic championships, 52 NCAA tournament appearances, and more than 1,100 Big West Scholar-Athletes.

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Private, Coed 1851 N/A Semester $373.1 million + 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211 (209) 946-2285
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48 100.0 California Stockton 374