|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into UOP? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 9,328 out of 14,449 applicants were admitted making UOP a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of the Pacific typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of the Pacific?
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>76%|
|1220 to 1350||Avg +||65%-76%|
|1090 to 1220||Avg -||52%-65%|
|960 to 1090||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 960||Low||<39%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UOP?
Admission data indicates that UOP regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of the Pacific.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>77%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||65%-77%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||54%-65%|
|19 to 22||Reach||43%-54%|
|Less than 19||Low||<43%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of the Pacific. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of the Pacific was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UOP accepts 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||9%||11%||10%|
The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2018.
What are the requirements for admission to University of the Pacific and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120883 IPEDS survey data for University of the Pacific.