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Pacific Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Pacific? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. See how Pacific University fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Pacific Student Population

How Many Students Attend Pacific University?

Pacific total enrollment is approximately 3,832 students.

1,759 are undergraduates and 1,854 are graduate students.

Pacific Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Pacific undergraduate population is made up of 63% women, and 37% men.

Pacific Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Pacific Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Pacific University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 846
Hispanic 272
Multi-Ethnic 223
Asian 209
Unknown 102
Black or African American 34
International 33
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 28

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Pacific Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 73% of full-time grad students are women, and 27% men.

Pacific Graduate Student Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Pacific Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Pacific University Graduate Students Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 756
Unknown 585
Asian 212
International 114
Hispanic 95
Multi-Ethnic 61
Black or African American 21
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Pacific achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #282 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  282 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  92.00 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Pacific Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Pacific is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Pacific is ranked 373 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  373 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  90.18 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Pacific Racial Demographics:

Pacific Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,712
Unknown 730
Asian 429
Hispanic 401
Multi-Ethnic 295
International 152
Black or African American 59
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 35

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Pacific University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of Pacific Faculty
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 777
Asian 58
Multi-Ethnic 22
Black or African American 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Pacific ranks 1,948 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1948 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  48.61 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Pacific Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 2,615 female students and 1,217 male students at Pacific.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Pacific is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  76.23 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

Pacific Faculty Male/Female Ratio

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There are approximately 604 female teachers and 372 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
57.67% Out of State
0.23% Out of the Country

Pacific ranks 408 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

57.67% of Pacific students come from out of state, and 0.23% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  81 out of 100.
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Where are Pacific Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are Pacific Students From?
State Amount
Oregon 182
California 77
Hawaii 65
Washington 46
Arizona 9

International Students at Pacific

Students from 24 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, Japan, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at Pacific.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
39.17% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.49 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Pacific, 39.17% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Pacific Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
25-29 897
22-24 793
20-21 765
18-19 760
35 and over 318
30-34 310
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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