University Of The Pacific

University Of The Pacific

University of the Pacific, also referred to as UOP or Pacific, is a private university in Stockton, California, United States. It was founded on July 10, 1851, with the name California Wesleyan College. In 1911, the name was changed to College of the Pacific (COP). In 1925, the campus, which was earlier located in the Bay Area, was relocated to Central Valley city of Stockton. In 1961, the college was finally renamed to University of the Pacific. Pacific is the oldest chartered university in California. Its campus spreads across more than 170 acres of urban land. The University grants admission to more than 3,000 students every year.

The colleges and schools under University of the Pacific include the following:

  • Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • College of the Pacific
  • Conservatory of Music
  • Eberhardt School of Business
  • Gladys L. Benerd School of Education
  • McGeorge School of Law
  • School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • School of International Studies
  • The Office of Research and Graduate Studies
  • Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

The University's sports teams are called the Tigers. The official mascot is the Power Cat. Students participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and water polo.

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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Asian Studies/Civilization
Area Studies, Other
Computer Science
Education, General
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Special Education And Teaching, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Chinese Language And Literature
Japanese Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Educational Psychology
Commercial And Advertising Art
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music History, Literature, And Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Music Management
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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