International Students

Pacific University welcomes international students to its undergraduate programs and graduate and professional programs.

We offer a close, nurturing environment where students build lifelong relationships with peers and professors. With more than 60 undergraduate areas of study in the liberal arts and sciences, business, and education, you are sure to find a path to inspire you.

Explore our academic programs, and learn how to apply as an international student.

International students are eligible for several scholarships, including our merit, Pacesetters, and talent scholarships.

Academically qualified international students who have not satisfied English proficiency requirements may be eligible for conditional admission.

Pacific University offers an English Language Institute for students who want to improve their English language skills before taking university classes in the United States. The program focuses on listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing, and vocabulary in a small-group setting. It also includes field trips, community events, a conversation partner program, and access to all university facilities. A bridge program also is available to undergraduate students who don’t have enough English for full admission. Students admitted to the ESL Bridge Program can take ESL classes and courses toward their degree at the same time.

Pacific also offers an International Student Services office to offer students support with academic or immigration concerns, and to organize information sessions and activities to help students transition to the United States and to Pacific.