Pacific University

2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116

School Details

Founded in 1849 by Congregationalist pioneers and originally named the Tualatin Academy, Pacific University is one of the oldest universities in the western United States. Pacific University, was originally founded under the United Church of Christ but no longer has a formal association with it. Today, Pacific University is a private, comprehensive university covering the studies of liberal arts, optometry, education, healthcare and business.

Pacific University offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs from the following colleges:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Optometry

Several degrees are offered completely online.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
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