University of
the Pacific

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Why UOP?


Easy Transition

Simple admissions process and classes tailored to your academic and English-language level.


More Support

Free airport pickup, personalized attention in smaller classes and language and academic help.


Career Growth

Professional development courses, internship assistance and greater cultural understanding.

Stockton: Best of both worlds

Want to study in the U.S. without the crowds or stress of a giant city? Located in beautiful and sunny California, Stockton offers culture and fun in a medium-sized city.
people live in Stockton

90-minute drive to exciting San Francisco

“Mediterranean climate”: hot, dry summers and mild winters

Cinemas, live music venues, an opera house, professional sports, museums and more

Annual festivals celebrating Chinese New Year, Colombian Independence Day and other cultural events

Close to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park and other popular hiking and recreation areas

Academics: A well-rounded degree

As the 12th best-value college in the U.S., University of the Pacific offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration that are key investments in your future success.

Oldest university in California
student-to-faculty ratio
Average class size of 18 students

Rated a top college by The Economist Magazine
degrees to choose from
Ranked #10 nationally for earnings based on academic major

Campus: Supportive and fun student life

At UOP, your professors actually know your name. Just as importantly, you’ll get to know your fellow students and the city of Stockton, which is big enough to be fun but small enough to be calm.
Undergraduate and graduate students

Ranked #9 national university campus for ethnic diversity

150+ student clubs and organizations based on academics, multiculturalism, hobbies and more
Named #34 in “America’s coolest school” list

18 top tier Division I sports programs for men and women
Top 10
Among the top 10 most beautiful campuses in the U.S.
"Pacific is known for its small classroom sizes and as a place where professors know your name. I found a diverse and inclusive community at Pacific, with rich learning experiences both in and outside of the classroom.”
Aroosa Ahmed, ‘16 Psychology and Sociology