Founded in 1849, we are one of the oldest schools in the west, but a modern university brimming with intellectual curiosity and energy characteristic of the Pacific Northwest.
Pacific is a community of highly motivated, intellectual students, faculty and staff committed to an intimate, personalized education. We are located about halfway between the Oregon Coast and Portland, and you really feel the difference the minute you set foot on our historic campus. At Pacific there are many traditions, but foremost among them is teaching. Here, professors know more than just your name, they know your dreams and they work to help you fulfill them.
technology, energy, transportation, health care, and finance, which provides students with unique access to many practical internships & professional field experiences.