California’s private university of choice

University of the Pacific provides personalized learning and small class sizes, with professors passionate about their students' success. We offer all the choices of a major university, with 10 schools and colleges and nearly 100 majors.

A history of firsts

Since 1851, we've made the choice to look forward, create change and deliver education that puts our students first. We offer an experience that produces successful alumni who lead in their communities, in California and beyond.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion

At University of Pacific, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our institutional mission. Diversity is an indispensable component of academic excellence. It enriches the educational experience by allowing all of us to share knowledge, develop critical thinking skills, and understand new perspectives and ideas that are grounded in all of the ways we are different and unique.

The community partner for Northern California

Our future is tied to the future of Northern California. We invest in the surrounding community to help support and develop one of the country's fastest growing economic and cultural centers. Whether we’re providing dental clinics in San Francisco, helping Stockton third graders become proficient readers through Beyond our Gates, or providing legal advice to immigrants in Sacramento, we're devoted to our communities.

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