Estimated Costs & Scholarships

2015-2016 Estimated Tuition & Costs
Tuition & Fees $39,858
Room & Board $11,448
Total Direct Cost $51,033

Pacific University offers a selection of merit, talent and need-based scholarships for students.

When determining the total cost of attendance for awarding purposes, we also include transportation and other miscellaneous expenses. Costs increase each year. 

A brief overview of available scholarships can be found below.


Academic Merit Scholarships

Good grades pay off at Pacific University. Merit scholarships are available for freshmen and transfer students when they are admitted to Pacific University. Your grades and test scores can lead to significant rewards!

Pacesetters Scholarship Competition

Everyone wins at Pacesetters. Students are invited to a special February visit to the Forest Grove Campus, where they will take writing and problem-solving exams in the Pacesetters Scholarship Competition. All participants receive between $2,000 and $5,000 in annual Pacesetters scholarships. The two highest scoring participants receive a full-tuition, four-year scholarship.

Talent Awards & Additional Scholarships

Students may be eligible for a variety of additional scholarships based on their talents and interests. Some opportunities include scholarships for students participating in speech and forensics, music, theatre and dance, and more.

Equity in Athletics

Pacific University complies with the requirements of the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) by completing an annual report of participation rates, financial support and other information on men's and women's intercollegiate athletic programs.  To obtain a printed copy of the report, contact the Pacific University Department of Athletics, or view it online.