Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 56.62

Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR http://www.pacificu.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$66,200
% of students who get any grants
89%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$33,800
Average price for low-income students
$21,390

Admissions

Acceptance rate
87%
Median SAT/ACT score
1160/23
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
1,770

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
100%
% of need met
85%
% of students who get merit grants
19%
Average merit grant
$21,230

Student Success

Graduation rate
65%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Median student debt
$25,000
Early career earnings
$54,440
% earning more than a high school grad
71%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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