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College Deliberately: Pacific University

Pacific University is a small, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, career and character located in Forest Grove, OR.

Pacific University

place 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
phone Phone: (877) 722-8648
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Web: http://www.pacificu.edu
Pacific University is also known as: Pacific University, Pacific, PU, Pac U, PacificU, Pacific University Oregon

Mission

A diverse and sustainable community dedicated to discovery and excellence in teaching, scholarship and practice, Pacific University inspires students to think, care, create, and pursue justice in our world.

Admissions

This table shows what information is required or recommended to apply to Pacific University. For information on what scores are typical of accepted students, see ‘Standard Metrics below.
ItemConsidered but not requiredNeither required nor recommendedRecommendedRequired
High school GPA
High school classrank
High school record
Completion of college-prep program
Recommendations
Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Tests
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Accreditation

AgencyProgram
TypeStatusInitial Accreditation date
Northwest Commission on Colleges and UniversitiesInstitutional
 Accredited9/1/29
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric EducationOptometry (OPTR) – Residency programs (Bright Eyes Vision Clinic Residency in Pediatrics and Vision Therapy Rehabilitation)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited6/25/14
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric EducationOptometry (OPTR) – Residency programs (Pacific University College of Optometry Residency in Cornea and Contact Lens)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited5/29/01
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric EducationOptometry (OPTR) – Residency programs (Pacific University College of Optometry Residency in Vision Therapy/Rehabilitation and Pediatric Optometry)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited7/29/05
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric EducationOptometry (OPTR) – Residency programs (Residency in Pediatric Optometry/Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited7/1/16
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric EducationOptometry (OPTR) – Residency programs (Vision Northwest Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited6/25/14
American Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationProfessional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs (Pacific University Psychological Service Center)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited3/2/04
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationDental Hygiene (DH)
SpecializedAccredited1/27/06
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy EducationOccupational Therapy (OTD) – Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
SpecializedAccredited12/1/14
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric EducationOptometry (OPT) – Professional degree programs
SpecializedAccredited7/4/46
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy EducationPhysical Therapy (PT) – Professional programs for the physical therapist
SpecializedAccredited4/7/77
American Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationClinical Psychology (CLPSYD) – PsyD Doctoral programs
SpecializedAccredited4/3/90
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologySpeech-Language Pathology (SLP) – Graduate degree programs
SpecializedPreaccredited6/1/12
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on AccreditationMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
SpecializedAccredited9/1/68
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
No Longer Recognized*
Teacher Education (TED) – Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
SpecializedAccredited10/17/08
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy EducationPharmacy (PHAR) – Professional degree programs
SpecializedAccredited6/28/09
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologyClinical doctoral program in Audiology
SpecializedPreaccredited7/1/12
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

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