Pacific University Rankings & Recognition

At Pacific, we strive to offer exceptional learning opportunities to every student.

We put a premium on small classes and personal attention. We want our students to call Pacific “home.”

Meanwhile, outside of Pacific, people are calling us some great things too! Like “Best Value School” and “Best in the West.”

Pacific is consistently recognized by national news organizations for its quality.

  • In 2017, we ranked 22nd among 141 institutions in U.S. News & World Report’s Regional Universities West Region.
  • We also were on Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges — a list that includes only the top one-fifth of all undergraduate institutions.

But that’s not all!

Take a look at what some others are saying about Pacific in the stories below!

Pacific University once again was included in the US News & World Report’s top regional universities in the west category, ranked 22nd among 141 institutions.

Headlines

Get out vote

Washington Monthly has named Pacific a "Best College for Student Voting" list, which measures how well institutions encourage their students to vote.

Marsh Hall

Pacific University is among the top 10 colleges and universities based in Oregon, according to personal finance website WalletHub, which released its 2019 College and Universities Rankings last week. 

The most well-known college rankings guide includes Pacific among the top 15 percent of universities in its designated category.