University of the Pacific Top Rankings

Founded in 185, The University of the Pacific is a Top Tier Private University located in Stockton, California (USA). It offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs on three campuses in Stockton, San Francisco, and Sacramento. The University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

The university has nine schools and colleges:
- Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
- Benerd School of Education
- College of the Pacific
- Conservatory of Music
- Eberhardt School of Business
- McGeorge School Of Law
- School of International Studies
- School of Engineering and Computer Science
- Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

The Arthur A. Dugoni Dental School is regularly ranked 1st or 2nd nationally in the number of applications received for its DDS program. The Pacific School of Engineering & Computer Science is one of the top 100 engineering colleges in the nation, consistently placed in the Top ten in academic program categories.

The Princeton Review, Fiske College Guide and U.S News & World Report all listed Pacific among the top national universities. It is also listed as a "best buy" or "best value" college by The Fiske Guide and US News.


- Rated 115th nationally among Tier 1 National Universities (USNWR Best Colleges 2010).

- Listed as one of the 44 "best buys" for a college education in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom (The 2010 Fiske Guide to Colleges).

- Named one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education in the 2009 edition of "The Best 368 Colleges" guidebook by The Princeton Review.

- Ranked 42nd in the “Great Schools at Great Prices” list, and 96th nationally among the top 100 schools by U.S. News and World Report 2008. It is also placed in the Top 25% of all (non-doctoral) Engineering and Computer Science programs in the country.

- Placed among the top 100 national universities, both by US News & World Report’s "America’s Best Colleges 2007" and the Washington Monthly’s College Rankings. It took the 70th spot in Washington Monthly’s College Guide. US News & World Report has named Pacific one of 50 "Great Schools at Great Prices".

- Placed among the top 20 colleges in the country for having the "More to Do on Campus" (The Princeton Review 2007).

- Rated 21st  out of 335 ABET accredited engineering schools for bachelor degrees awarded to women with 28% of its graduates being women (ASEE 2006).

- Listed as one of the nation's top 10 "hidden treasures" in higher education in the Newsweek/Kaplan 2001 College Guide.

- One of the nation's top 10 universities for attention faculty gives to students in the Newsweek/Kaplan 2001 College Guide.

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