Pacific is on a 175-acre campus in a suburban setting in Stockton, California, not far from Sacramento. Pacific has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Pacific also has fraternities and sororities.
Pacific offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Pacific students live off campus. In 2021, 4% of undergrads at Pacific lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 96% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Pacific.
Pacific offers coed housing.
At Pacific there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Pacific:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Water Polo||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Volleyball||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of the Pacific is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Pacific campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Pacific offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Pacific, take Interstate 5 to Stockton, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Sacramento International airport.
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