The new College of Business was formally established at Pacific University on July 1, 2013.

The mission of the College of Business is to educate enlightened leaders who foster imaginative and entrepreneurial organizations.

College of Business News

Business Community Spurs Pacific University (Portland Business Journal | PDF)

New College of Business Announced (Media Release | PDF)


Pacific University educates undergraduate students in the liberal arts tradition, preparing students to make a difference in the lives of others and to lead society toward noble accomplishments. Graduates are respected for their inventiveness, creativity, innovation and capacity to think critically in solving demanding global problems in a wide variety of settings.

Career-Building Experiences

As the College grows, every graduate will have experience in developing and implementing a micro-business. Students will learn how to create and launch a small business using marketing, accounting, and management skills. In addition, students will have opportunities to broaden their global perspective via internships, study abroad programs and intensive international visits. As graduation nears, students are guided by a strong Career Development team to find meaningful work or to begin graduate school.

Come study business with us.

Program Features

More Information

College of Business Overview (PDF)

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