Colleges

The wide variety in Pacific University's undergraduate areas of study is reflected in the different colleges with undergraduate programs, degree-completion programs and pre-professional tracks.

College of Arts & Sciences

The Pacific University College of Arts & Sciences offers a suite of undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences. The academic curriculum is complemented with a multitude of opportunities for hands-on learning, including study abroad courses, civic engagement and volunteer opportunities, and research alongside professors.

Every program within the College of Arts & Sciences provides a rich combination of broad and deep learning that prepares students for any path they may choose, from graduate school to a wealth of careers in law, medicine, business, the arts, community service and more.

College of Business

In preparing to lead in a global society, undergraduates in the College of Business may choose from areas of study that include accounting, business administration, finance and more. For students seeking to further their education, the College of Business also offers graduate programs in finance and business administration.

College of Education

The College of Education offers undergraduate programs in Forest Grove, Woodburn and Eugene. Students interested in early childhood and elementary education may choose to pursue a major in education and learning on the Forest Grove Campus.

A degree-completion program in elementary education and English language learning is offered on both the Eugene Campus and the Woodburn Campus. Students interested in teaching professions also may choose to pursue a variety of advanced degrees, endorsements and certificates.

The College of Education also offers an undergraduate minor and a post-baccalaureate program in communication sciences and disorders, as well as a master's in speech-language pathology.

College of Health Professions

In addition to a vast array of graduate programs, the College of Health Professions offers undergraduate professional programs for students interested in healthcare.

Designed for working adults, the bachelor of health science degree-completion program is the first fully online program at Pacific University. The two-year professional program in dental hygiene allows students to expand their career opportunities by earning a bachelor's degree.

College of Optometry

Although admission to the College of Optometry is typically limited to graduate students, those interested in optometry or vision science may choose to complete the undergraduate Pre-Optometry and Vision Science program along with their bachelor's degree from the College of Arts & Sciences. Some students also may be able to complete a bachelor's degree en route to the doctor of optometry degree.