Estimated Costs & Scholarships

2016-2017 Estimated Expenses
Tuition & Fees $41,054
Room & Board $11,822
Total Direct Cost $52,876

Pacific University offers a selection of merit, talent and need-based scholarships for students.

When determining the total cost of attendance for awarding purposes, we also include transportation and other miscellaneous expenses. Costs increase each year. 

A brief overview of available scholarships can be found below.


The Net Price Calculator will help you discover how much you earned in Merit Scholarship and also give you an idea of what grants and loans you are eligible for. This calculator does not take into consideration any institutional Talent or Special Interest Awards or outside scholarships that you could possibly earn.  If you have any questions, please contact your Admissions Counselor.  

Academic Merit Scholarships

Good grades pay off at Pacific University. Merit scholarships are available for freshmen and transfer students when they are admitted to Pacific University.

Pacesetters Scholarship Competition

Students who take a writing and problem-solving exam through one of Pacific's Pacesetters Scholarship Opportunities, can earn between $2,000 and $5,000 in annual Pacesetters scholarships once admitted. Two of the highest scoring participants receive a full-tuition, four-year scholarship.

Talent Awards & Additional Scholarships

Students may be eligible for a variety of additional scholarships based on their talents and interests. Some opportunities include scholarships for students participating in speech and forensics, music, theatre and dance, and more.

Equity in Athletics

Pacific University complies with the requirements of the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) by completing an annual report of participation rates, financial support and other information on men's and women's intercollegiate athletic programs.  To obtain a printed copy of the report, contact the Pacific University Department of Athletics, or view it online.