Pacific University Graduate Schools

Pacific University (referred to as PU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Forest Grove, OR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Pacific University is $36,169 in average. The school has 2,050 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,808 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Pacific University (referred to as PU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Forest Grove, OR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (9/1/1929 - Current).
PU Directory Information
School NamePacific University (PU)
Address2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Phone877-722-8648
Webhttps://www.pacificu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.pacificu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://www.pacificu.edu/financial-aid-scholarships
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Pacific University is $36,169 in average. The school has 2,050 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,808 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 86 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$36,169
Student Population2,050
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs86 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Pacific University is $36,169 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,060.
Pacific University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Pacific University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Pacific University is $36,169. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.39% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$31,189$224
2018-2019$31,297$218
2019-2020$32,768$247
2020-2021$35,047$278
2021-2022$35,909$260
The graduate school tuition & fees of PU is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in Oregon. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Oregon graduate tuition is $24,384 (public) / $20,334 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Pacific University$36,169
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Oregon Graduate Schools$18,481$21,154
Public$17,693$24,384
Private$20,334
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,692 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Pacific University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.10% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,228. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.93% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,162$1,682$12,162$1,682
2018-2019$12,528$1,614$12,528$1,614
2019-2020$12,905$1,800$9,108$1,800
2020-2021$13,420$1,800$9,108$1,800
2021-2022$13,892$1,800$9,428$1,800
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,060 at Pacific University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.37% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$877
2018-2019$890
2019-2020$933
2020-2021$1,006
2021-2022$1,060
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Pacific University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Pacific University
TuitionFees
Optometry$44,892$80
Pharmacy$51,642$1,902

Graduate Programs at PU

Pacific University offers 34 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 759 students have completed their study at Pacific University.
Offered Degrees at Pacific University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree240399
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship204
Doctor's degree - other60346
Post Bachelor's Degree2110
Total341759
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Pacific University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Gerontology program with 10 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Clinical Psychology program with 60 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 106 completers.
Pacific University offers 34 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 759 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 399 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 346 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 99 completers-
Multicultural Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Special Education and Teaching (other)27-
Secondary Education and Teaching20-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels26-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)5-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Education (other)20-
English Language and Literature [+] 26 completers-
Creative Writing26-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics10-
Psychology [+] 85 completers-
Clinical Psychology47$43,400
Counseling Psychology0-
Applied Psychology38-
Human Services [+] 26 completers-
Social Work26-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 133 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist33-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management25$62,500
Physician Assistant57-
Athletic Training/Trainer17-
Pharmaceutical Sciences1-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Business Administration and Management20-
Finance0-
Total399
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Clinical Psychology2$59,500
Total4
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 48 completers-
Clinical Psychology48$59,500
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 298 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist24-
Optometry91$84,900
Pharmacy100$119,600
Occupational Therapy/Therapist40-
Physical Therapy/Therapist43-
Total346
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Gerontology10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Total10

Graduate Student Population at PU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,050 students enrolled into Pacific University graduate schools where it has total 3,808 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,868 full-time and 182 part-time graduate students. By gender, 540 male and 1,510 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0505401,510
Full-time1,8684941,374
Part-tme18246136
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 731 White (35.66%), 19 Black/African American (0.93%), 89 Hispanic (4.34%), 147 Asian (7.17%), and 1,064 students with other races. 107 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0505401,510
American Indian/Native American606
Asian14735112
Black/African American19217
Hispanic892267
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander514
White731190541
Two More651451
Un-Known881248633
Non-resident Alien1072879
Pacific University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 335 graduate students (16.34% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,124 graduate students (54.83% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,050
Enrolled Online Exclusively335
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,124
Not in Online Courses591
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Pacific University. 660 students are aged 20 to 24 (32.20% of total students), 58 students are aged above 50 (2.83%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Pacific University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0505401,510
Age 20-2140337
Age 22-24620124496
Age 25-29816230586
Age 30-34282100182
Age 35-391254580
Age 40-491092584
Age 50-64491237
Over 64918

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