PU Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $39 for graduate school at Pacific University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$39
Admission Informationwww.pacificu.edu/future-undergraduates/undergraduate-admissions
Online Applicationwww.pacificu.edu/future-undergraduates/undergraduate-admissions/apply-now
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 87.00% and yield is 18.99%. 1,034 men and 1,490 women applied to PU and 879 men and 1,296 women students were accepted. Among them, 158 men and 259 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,5241,0341,490
Admitted2,1968791,296
Enrolled417158259
Acceptance Ratio 87.00%85.01%86.98%
Yield 18.99%17.97%19.98%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 297 students (71% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 196 students (47%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and 25th percentile is 540. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 520 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 77 (75th percentile) and 77 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540630
SAT Math520630
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1926
ACT English1925
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Pacific University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,115, ACT: 65 - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

PU requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes Pacific University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see PU online application page .
PU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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