University of the Pacific Admission
Graduate Application Fee
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
A total of 10,901 students have applied and 8,645 students have allowed to admit to University of the Pacific (Acceptance rate: 79.30%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 9.03 % where 781 students have finally enrolled out of 8,645 admitted students.
UOP acceptance rate is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Brigham Young University and Wake Forest University, its acceptance rate is much higher (very easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 52.60%).
UOP enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is much higher (highly eager to enroll) (average yield is 27.13%).
How to Apply to University of the Pacific
The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply UOP. UOP offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
Admission Statistics Charts
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
2022 Test Scores Comparison
For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,250 and the average ACT score is 28 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of the Pacific is around average than the schools (average score is 1,412). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
|SAT Average||ACT Average|
|University of the Pacific||1,250||28|
|Similarly Colleges in Rankings||1,381||31|
|All U.S. Colleges||1,123||68|
|Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges||1,132||69|
|Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California||1,178||75|
SAT/ACT Scores by Subject
At University of the Pacific, 226 students submitted SAT scores (29% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,250 and it is around average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
|Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||560||680|
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At University of the Pacific, 67 students submitted ACT scores (9% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 28 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of the Pacific. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations, Formal demonstration of competencies and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
|Secondary school GPA||Required|
|Secondary school rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record||Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program||Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies||Required|
|Admission test scores||Considered but not required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)||Neither required nor recommended|