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 2,044 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,938 including undergraduate students.

Pacific University 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 2,044 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,938 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 32 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
PU Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$36,169
Student Population2,044
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs32 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Pacific University is $36,169 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,031. Pacific University offers the alternative tuition plans.
PU 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$35,909
Required Fees$260
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,031
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 at PU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Oregon graduate tuition is $24,237 (public) / $20,367 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Oregon Graduate Schools$17,126$21,134
Public$17,126$24,237
Private$20,367
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 Costs
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 $1,031 at Pacific University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.49% 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$1,031

Graduate Programs at PU

Pacific University offers 33 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, 739 students have completed their study at Pacific University.
Offered Degrees at Pacific University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree240394
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship101
Doctor's degree - other60335
Post Bachelor's Degree219
Total331739
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Pacific University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Health/Health Care Administration/Management program with 5 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Physician Assistant program with 52 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 101 completers.
Pacific University offers 33 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 739 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 394 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 335 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 116 completers-
Multicultural Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Special Education and Teaching (other)32-
Secondary Education and Teaching28-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels35-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)12-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Education (other)6-
English Language And Literature [+] 40 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing40-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics9-
Psychology [+] 82 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology51$43,400
Counseling Psychology0-
Applied Psychology31-
Human Services [+] 22 completers-
0-
Social Work22-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 114 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist34-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management18$62,500
Physician Assistant52-
Athletic Training/Trainer10-
Pharmaceutical Sciences0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management11-
Finance0-
Total394
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Clinical Psychology1$59,500
Total1
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 49 completers-
Clinical Psychology49$59,500
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 286 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist21-
Optometry82$84,900
Pharmacy101$119,600
Occupational Therapy/Therapist36-
Physical Therapy/Therapist46-
Total335
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Gerontology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management5-
Total9

Graduate Student Population at PU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,050 students enrolled into Pacific University graduate schools where it has total 3,938 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

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