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

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

Students listen as a professor leads class

WSJ/THE rankings include less than one-third of all four-year colleges and universities in the U.S., and Pacific is in the 42nd percentile of those ranked.

The unique new college review aggregator touts Pacific's impact on student transformation.