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Pacific University's Old College Hall
Pacific Priority allows students to apply for and receive conditional admission to select Pacific graduate programs before they even start college, providing a clear pathway to graduation and the next step in their education & career journey.
Gina Lee, associate director and events coordinator in Undergraduate Admissions, is leaving Pacific after almost eight years. Join us on Jan. 4 in Knight Hall between 2 and 4 thank Gina and wish her well in her new adventures in Korea.
Computer Screen With Announcement That Changes Are Coming To The FAFSA
Changes are coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that will make the process easier and faster. Debbie O'Dea, Pacific's director of financial aid, details the changes and offers resources for students and parents.
PTK Honor Society Transfer Honor Roll 2023
National honor society names Pacific among 208 "Transfer Friendly" universities in the country in recognition of its pathways to support community college transfer students seeking bachelor's degrees.
Students connect in the University Center on Pacific's Forest Grove Campus
Pacific joins local private colleges in offering coordinated info sessions for future students. Learn about admissions, financial aid and academic programs.
Professor Andy Dawes and Kevin McGee '18 in Pacific's physics and engineering department laser lab
Engineering physics major and astrophysics minor join a robust Physics & Engineering Department that offers hands-on experience. The new major and minor open to students in Fall 2023.
It's not too late for high school seniors to apply for Fall 2023 at Pacific University and tuition remission is available for the dependents of Pacific employees. Our Admissions team is ready to help you with the process!
Pacific University sign
Pacific University's Forest Grove Campus is announcing its decision to remain test optional beyond Fall 2021, offering undergraduate applicants the choice to include standardized test scores as part of their application. 
Andrew Dawes and Kevin McGee ‘18 in the laser lab
The Princeton Review hails Pacific for its academics and outstanding faculty.