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UOP Admission Chances


Acceptance Rate

64.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of the Pacific
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

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.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1090-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for University of the Pacific
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for University of the Pacific
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1350
SAT Scores you need to get in

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of the Pacific admission chances by SAT score
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 Requirements

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
41%
ACT Scores for University of the Pacific
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of the Pacific
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of the Pacific admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.47
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of the Pacific students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 29% Good
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

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Admission Statistics

University of the Pacific admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,564 5,885 14,449
Accepted 5,565 3,763 9,328
Acceptance Rate 65% 64% 65%
Enrolled 524 413 937
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 11% 10%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2018
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2018.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of the Pacific and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of the Pacific Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of the Pacific
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.