Pacific University Firsts, Bests & Honors

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The clinical psychology program’s forensic track is the only such training program in Oregon.

The multimillion dollar Lincoln Park Athletic Complex was a collaboration between Pacific University and the City of Forest Grove. The park includes separate stadiums for soccer/football/track, baseball and softball, one of only two nine-lane facilities in the Northwest and the world’s largest barber pole, a long-time feature of Forest Grove.

Pacific University’s College of Education is the only college in Oregon with a Center for Gifted Education offering certificates in cultural competency and talented and gifted studies.

The clinical psychology program’s forensic track is the only such training program in Oregon.


Lu’au, founded in 1960, is one of the largest student-produced lu’aus in the continental United States.

Lu’au, founded in 1960, is one of the largest student-produced lu’aus in the continental United States.

The College of Education offers a one-year pathway to a master of arts in teaching for science and math professionals. The unique program is embedded within the Woodburn (Ore.) School District.

The Chronicle of Higher Education named Pacific University one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” in 2008. Pacific is consistently named a Best Western College by The Princeton Review, a Best College by US News & World Report and one of America’s Top Colleges by Forbes.