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About Pacific

Students in the Rose Garden near Burns Tower

Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.

University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with three distinct campuses united under one common goal: to educate and prepare the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community. Widely recognized as one of the most beautiful private university campuses in the West, the Stockton Campus offers more than 80 areas of study in nine schools and colleges, including 25 graduate programs and 10 accelerated programs. The university's distinctive Northern California footprint also includes its San Francisco Campus, home to the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and graduate programs in health, food and technology fields, and the Sacramento Campus, home to the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and graduate programs in health, education, business, public policy and data science. Undergraduates make up more than half of the total University population, with more than 3,800 undergraduates and more than 1,150 graduate and professional students enrolled for the current academic year. Pacific students benefit from small class sizes with an average class size of 19 and student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Explore this section and learn more about Pacific ...

Campus Visit/Maps

Information on visiting Pacific's campuses in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco

Virtual Tour and Galleries

University photos, videos, webcams and a virtual tour

University Fast Facts

General University facts and figures, including enrollments, student demographics, tuition and more

Administration/Offices

Pacific's leadership and administrative units

Strategic Planning

University of the Pacific's strategic plan, Pacific 2020, is currently in the implementation phase. more

Our History & Mission

A brief overview of the history and mission of University of the Pacific

Success Stories

An introduction to some of Pacific's notable alumni

Newsroom

The latest University news and information

Downtown Stockton

Guide to Stockton

Find the best places to eat, shop and have fun in our interactive guide.

Safety @ Pacific

Learn how to keep safe or report a crime on campus

Safety @ Pacific
Beyond Our Gates

Beyond Our Gates

Discover how Pacific is building stronger partnerships with the community

Faculty blogs

Faculty blogs

From food studies to pharmacy, check out the latest blogs from Pacific professors.