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Best Online Bachelor's Degrees in Health Science
Pacific University has been named one of 2021's Best Online Bachelor's Degrees in Health Science by EduMed.org. Just 8 percent of colleges and universities across the country earn a position in one of EduMed.org's higher education rankings.
Nationally Ranked University
U.S. News & World Report puts Pacific among the top National Universities in the country overall, as well as for value, veterans and social mobility.
Students at voting info table in the UC
Pacific University is among a select group of campuses around the country and the only institution in Oregon designated as a Voter Friendly Campus for 2021-2022. The designation is the result in part of the university’s participation in the All-In Campus Democracy Challenge for Pacific Votes spearheaded by the Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement.
Taylor Gillespie '15, MBA '17 poses on the Hillsboro Campus
“The true beneficiaries of the accreditation are students who can pursue their Pacific University business and MBA degrees with confidence and pride," said Associate Dean Jennifer Yruegas.
National Honor Roll for Voting
The Student Voting Honor Roll recognizes American colleges that develop action plans to bolster student voter registration, and it ranks the schools based on their student voter registration rate. Pacific ranked 122 in the country and is the only Oregon university on the 2020 list.
Nationally Ranked University
The university ranked in the top half of all its peers nationwide and also was named among the country's Best Value Schools and Best Colleges for Veterans.
Andrew Dawes and Kevin McGee ‘18 in the laser lab
The Princeton Review hails Pacific for its academics and outstanding faculty.
Dental Hygiene students in Pacific dental van
GradRates says value of Pacific University's undergraduate degree in dental hygiene makes it No. 1 in the nation.
Physical therapy
Three Pacific University graduate programs were noted as among the best in the United States for 2021 by U.S. News & World Report, which released its rankings of graduate health programs this month.
Amber Smith '20
For the second year in a row, Pacific University is the top private research university in the Pacific Northwest, according to figures collected and reported by the National Science Foundation. 

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