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University of the Pacific Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 96 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

56% Women
44% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Big West Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $102,014)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $70,184)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 16 15 - -
Field Hockey - 27 - -
Golf 9 - - -
Soccer - 26 - -
Softball - 16 - -
Swimming 32 32 - -
Tennis 7 9 - -
Track and Field, X-Country - 12 - -
Volleyball 19 12 - -
Water Polo 27 17 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 31.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.3%
Hispanic 9.8%
Non-resident alien 4.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 9.5%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 41.0%
Percent of students with disability 6%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 11
Liquor Law Violation 1
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 5
Property Crime 30
Reviews Dorm Life
  • oaktree
  • 4
  • As a Freshman, I lived in the UOP honors dorms. 99% of residents there are in the pre-professional programs, so you end up taking the same science courses with your…

  • Mar-28-2012 Read More
  • Justine from Castro Valley, CA
  • 4
  • The campus is small so the cafeteria, gym, and library are very accessible. The dorms are very nice and roomy. They are usually doubles and occasionally triples in…

  • May-08-2012 Read More
  • Cara from Stockton, CA
  • 3
  • I live off campus, however most students are Greek or athletes. I have heard good things about living in the dorms, and the students tend to have a strong bond.…

  • May-17-2012 Read More
  • Tiffany from Bay Area
  • 4
  • I love living in dorms because it really helps create relationships with your roommate(s) and fellow students. The dorms are rather clean, there are many halls you can stay in.…

  • Dec-29-2015 Read More
  • Celia from Daly City, CA
  • 2
  • The residence halls are alright. There are mix-gender and single gender buildings. The price of room and board is very high, and some students do not need that many meal…

  • Jan-03-2016 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Carter
  • Mar-24-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Love the food.

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  • 3
  • long from sacramento, ca
  • May-21-2016 I am a current student here

    the food is good, but very repetitive. it get boring quick like any other food. get a regular meal plan (silver or bronze), and plan to eat out instead.

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  • 4
  • Celia from Daly City, CA
  • Jan-03-2016 I am a current student here

    Food in the main dining hall is good, but the lines are often long. The Grove (convenience store) has a variety of snacks and foods to buy, but the prices are either rather high or rather low. No matter where you are on campus, there is always a place nearby to get food (unless they are closed, or the food truck has driven away).

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  • 4
  • Lucifer from East Coast
  • Nov-15-2015 I am a current student here

    Consistent and above average food that is a little pricey. It's food on campus; what more do you expect.

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  • 4
  • Katie from LA Habra, CA
  • Jun-14-2015 I am a current student here

    If you live on campus you are required to have a meal plan. They're different levels which comes with different points. You can use them in the Derosa University Center that we refer to as the UC or in The Grove, which is like a convenient store, you can find anything from shampoos to organic food grown at the school or quick snacks for in-between classes. Our food is catered by Bon-Appetit and they have a lot of variety. They have gluten free options and label foods to correspond to certain food allergies. It's really good food but I did at times get tired of the food, even though they have a lot of different stations. In the UC they have the marketplace downstairs which has many stations from everything you can think of, and upstairs they have The Lair which is pub and grill style. They have alcoholic beverages, pizzas, burgers, calzones.

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  • 4
  • Kyle from San Jose, CA
  • May-15-2015 I am a current student here

    Food is good but a little pricey, but that won't be a problem for students with a meal plan. Despite there being many different types of food to choose from, the options can get repetitive. Special options are available for those with dietary restrictions. There is also an on-campus grocery store for those who don't want to eat in the cafeteria.

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  • 2
  • Julia from Stockton, CA
  • Jan-15-2015 I am a past student here

    Same thing every week unless it's a holiday. The kitchen has an abundance of health code violations. the food is not good and is unreasonably high.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Tiffany from Bay Area
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    Big on campus, join greek to make the best out of UOP! There is no hazing since UOP has a no hazing rule.

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  • 0
  • Lucifer from East Coast
  • Nov-15-2015 I am a current student here

    Not massive greek scene but in existence. These guys are the only people having parties on campus, so anyone that parties is basically a member.

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  • 0
  • Katie from LA Habra, CA
  • Jun-14-2015 I am a current student here

    I am not affiliated within Greek Life but they're are social, professional and multicultural fraternities and sororities.

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  • 0
  • Kyle from San Jose, CA
  • May-15-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek life is a big part of the social aspect at UOP as a majority of students are affiliated with one or more organizations. Divided into three types: professional, social, and special interest, there are Greek organizations that appeal to a part of everyone's collegiate interests or goals.

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  • 0
  • Hillary from Palo Alto, CA
  • Feb-05-2014 I am a current student here

    There are few and is overrated and expensive. If you're looking for the party scene, make friends with the sport kids. Join a professional frat. That waym it looks good on your resume, you get the same perks as social sor/frat and you spend much less on dues.

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  • 0
  • PacificGirl
  • Aug-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Top notch Greek Life system at Pacific! Because the campus is smaller than other larger Universities, the sororities and fraternities are smaller than at other campuses making the connection and sisterhood/brotherhood tighter than at other schools (in my opinion). Greek Life at Pacific is not like at other schools, it will offer you so many opportunities and Pacific has a strict NO HAZE policy which is strictly followed (I'm serious). JOIN!

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