University of the Pacific

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$44,068

3.9% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$33,794

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.95%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

66%

8,870 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,128

87.2% 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 (129 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (90 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (69 degrees).

In 2016, 1,750 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the Pacific. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (628 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (573 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Pacific is $44,068, which is $18,212 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Pacific is $44,068, which is $18,212 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,794.

In 2016, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$44,068

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of the Pacific was $44,068. The cost of tuition at University of the Pacific is $18,212 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$33,794

2016 Value

0.0651%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of the Pacific had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,794. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of the Pacific grew by 0.0651%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,414

Room and Board

$1,764

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the Pacific was of $12,414 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,764. The cost of room and board increased by 3.13% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at University of the Pacific received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.15% with respect to 2015, when 87% 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.

1.95%

2015 Default Rate

33

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of the Pacific was 1.95%, which represents 33 out of the 1694 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 8,870 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 38.6% annual decline. Out of those 8,870 applicants, 5,853 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66% acceptance rate.

There were 6,128 students enrolled at University of the Pacific in 2016, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of the Pacific has an overall enrollment yield of 12.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,853

Accepted Out of 8,870

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of the Pacific was 66% (5,853 admissions from 8,870 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 64.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -386%, while admissions declined by -373%.

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SAT Scores

79%

Submission Percentage

573

Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at University of the Pacific in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of the Pacific has a total enrollment of 6,128 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Pacific is 5,343 students and the part-time enrollment is 785. This means that 87.2% 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 35.5% Asian, 29% White, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.62% Two or More Races, 3.38% Black or African American, 0.457% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.294% 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 (16.8%) and White Female (12.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Asian Female (24.8%), followed by White Female (17.8%) and Asian Male (16.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the Pacific, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,128 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Pacific is 5,343 and the part-time enrollment is 785. This means that 87.2% of students enrolled at University of the Pacific are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2016 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 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of the Pacific had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    2,173

  2. White

    1,778

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,007

The enrolled student population at University of the Pacific is 35.5% Asian, 29% White, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.62% Two or More Races, 3.38% Black or African American, 0.457% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.294% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 328 students (5.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 242 more women than men received degrees from University of the Pacific. The majority of degree recipients at University of the Pacific are white (628 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (573 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of the Pacific is General Business Administration & Management (129 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (90 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (69 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 (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Miscellaneous managers (473,340 people), Physicians & surgeons (426,251 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (356,242 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (301,672 people), and Civil engineers (232,936 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Engineering (154 degrees), and Biology (111 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 Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Engineering (154 degrees), and Biology (111 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 Hospitals (559,993 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (415,710 people), Computer Systems Design (409,253 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (394,938 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (278,979 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Pacific are Legal (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Engineering (154 degrees), and Biology (111 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 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of the Pacific was General Business Administration & Management with 129 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 754

  2. 996

In 2016, 754 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Pacific, which is 0.757 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (996).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 88 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Pacific in Dentistry, which is 1.28 times more than the 69 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 122 degrees were awarded to women at University of the Pacific in Pharmacy, which is 1.74 times more than the 70 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 43% 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, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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

    628 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    573 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    263 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the Pacific is white (628 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (573 degrees).

3.54% of degree recipients (62 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    343 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Female

    338 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    285 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of the Pacific is white female (343 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (338 degrees).

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Operations

University of the Pacific has an endowment valued at nearly $385M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.2M (2.91%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of the Pacific had a total expenditure of $311M. Of that $311M, they spent $143M on salaries and $311M on benefits.

University of the Pacific employs 153 Associate professors, 146 Professors, and 104 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of the Pacific are Male Professors (100), Female Associate professors(78), and Male Associate professors (75).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Pacific are: Office and Administrative Support, with 391 employees, Management, with 306 employees, and Service with 226 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$385M

2015 Endowment

0.369%

decline from 2014

University of the Pacific has an endowment valued at about $385M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of the Pacific declined 0.369% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $114M 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. $5.08M - Federal

  2. $2.32M - State

  3. $4.15M - Local

As of 2015, University of the Pacific received $5.08M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.32M from state grants and contracts, and $4.15M 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.

$143M

Salary Expenditure

$311M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of the Pacific had a total expenditure of $311M. Of that $311M, they spent $143M on salaries and $311M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$143M

2015 Salaries

0.104%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of the Pacific paid a median of $143M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($311M) and a 0.104% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.2% decline from 2013 and a 3.15% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$44M

Instructional Salaries

421

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of the Pacific paid a total of $44M to 421 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

153 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

391 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of the Pacific were Associate professor with 153 employees; Professor with 146 employees; and Professor with 104 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Pacific were Office and Administrative Support with 391 employees; Management with 306 employees; and Service with 226 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of the Pacific was Male Professor with 100 employees, Female Associate professor with 78 employees, and Male Associate professor with 75 employees.

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

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