University of the Pacific

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$45,786

3.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$32,715

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.19%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.9%

13,064 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

6,255

86.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

68.3%

591 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 (151 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (74 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (73 degrees).

In 2017, 1,795 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the Pacific. 56.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (606 degrees), 1.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (599 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Pacific is $45,786, which is $19,286 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Pacific is $45,786, which is $19,286 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,715.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$45,786

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of the Pacific was $45,786. The cost of tuition at University of the Pacific is $19,286 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$32,715

2017 Value

3.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of the Pacific had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,715. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of the Pacific grew by 3.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,675

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the Pacific was of $12,675 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 2.1% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at University of the Pacific received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.33% with respect to 2016, when 86% 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.

2.19%

2016 Default Rate

36

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of the Pacific was 2.19%, which represents 36 out of the 1642 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 13,064 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 47.3% annual growth. Out of those 13,064 applicants, 8,475 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.9% acceptance rate.

There were 6,255 students enrolled at University of the Pacific in 2017, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of the Pacific has an overall enrollment yield of 10.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

8,475

Accepted Out of 13,064

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of the Pacific was 64.9% (8,475 admissions from 13,064 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 66%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 47.3%, while admissions grew by 44.8%.

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SAT Scores

78%

Submission Percentage

703

Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at University of the Pacific in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of the Pacific has a total enrollment of 6,255 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Pacific is 5,420 students and the part-time enrollment is 835. This means that 86.7% 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 34.7% Asian, 27.6% White, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 6.09% Two or More Races, 3.31% Black or African American, 0.624% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.32% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of the Pacific in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Female (20.2%), followed by Asian Male (16.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Asian Female (24%), followed by White Female (17.2%) and Asian Male (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the Pacific, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,255 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Pacific is 5,420 and the part-time enrollment is 835. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at University of the Pacific are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 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 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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

    2,172

  2. White

    1,725

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,051

The enrolled student population at University of the Pacific is 34.7% Asian, 27.6% White, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 6.09% Two or More Races, 3.31% Black or African American, 0.624% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.32% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 311 students (4.97%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 239 more women than men received degrees from University of the Pacific. The majority of degree recipients at University of the Pacific are white (606 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (599 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of the Pacific is General Business Administration & Management (151 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (74 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (73 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 (159 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (15 degrees), and Education (275 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 (1,884,273 people), Secondary school teachers (309,065 people), Education administrators (252,796 people), Other managers (118,650 people), and Special education teachers (115,831 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (159 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (15 degrees), Education (275 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (64 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (74 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, Sales managers, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (159 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (15 degrees), Education (275 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (64 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (74 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 (2,748,799 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (262,595 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (216,147 people), Child day care services (94,732 people), and Outpatient care centers (85,971 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (159 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (15 degrees), Education (275 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (64 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (74 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of the Pacific was General Business Administration & Management with 151 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 778

  2. 1,017

In 2017, 778 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Pacific, which is 0.765 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,017).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 100 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Pacific in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.05 times more than the 95 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 163 degrees were awarded to women at University of the Pacific in General Education, which is 2.96 times more than the 55 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 44% 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, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of the Pacific is Male and Two or More Races (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 5.25% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    606 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    599 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    297 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the Pacific is white (606 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (599 degrees).

3.62% of degree recipients (65 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Asian Female

    350 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    336 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    270 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of the Pacific is asian female (350 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (336 degrees).

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Operations

University of the Pacific has an endowment valued at nearly $423M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $50.8M (12%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of the Pacific had a total expenditure of $331M. Of that $331M, they spent $157M on salaries and $331M on benefits.

University of the Pacific employs 156 Professors, 137 Associate professors, and 112 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of the Pacific are Male Professors (101), Male Associate professors(73), and Female Associate professors (64).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Pacific are: Office and Administrative Support, with 396 employees, Management, with 321 employees, and Service with 218 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$423M

2017 Endowment

13.3%

growth from 2016

University of the Pacific has an endowment valued at about $423M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of the Pacific grew 13.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $136M 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. $7.04M - Federal

  2. $1.47M - State

  3. $2.65M - Local

As of 2017, University of the Pacific received $7.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.47M from state grants and contracts, and $2.65M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$157M

Salary Expenditure

$331M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of the Pacific had a total expenditure of $331M. Of that $331M, they spent $157M on salaries and $331M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$157M

2017 Salaries

5.48%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of the Pacific paid a median of $157M in salaries, which represents 47.5% of their overall expenditure ($331M) and a 5.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.32% growth from 2015 and a 0.104% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$45.7M

Instructional Salaries

434

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of the Pacific paid a total of $45.7M to 434 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

156 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

396 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of the Pacific were Professor with 156 employees; Associate professor with 137 employees; and Associate professor with 112 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Pacific were Office and Administrative Support with 396 employees; Management with 321 employees; and Service with 218 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of the Pacific was Male Professor with 101 employees, Male Associate professor with 73 employees, and Female Associate professor with 64 employees.

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

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