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School of Engineering and Computer Science
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Fast Facts + Rankings

The School of Engineering and Computer Science at University of the Pacific provides its students with a student-centered learning environment through opportunities in research, job experience, and academic support.


  • 23,500 square feet of networked classroom, research and project labs in the John T. Chambers Technology Center
  • 80% of Pacific students receive financial aid
  • Average student/professor ratio of 24:1
  • 7 ½ months of paid national or international internship placement built into your curriculum
  • 5 years to complete both the bachelor's and master's degree
  • 4 years to complete your bachelor's degree


  • AffordableCollegesOnline.org: 
    • Pacific out-earns non-degree holders by at least one million dollars during their careers. (2014) 
    • Pacific ranked No. 40 among the nation's private colleges, when calculating lifetime earnings against the cost of tuition. The average Pacific graduate earns nearly $1.03 million during his or her career. (2014)

  • American Society for Engineering Education: The Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science is ranked #4 in the nation for percentage of women tenure-track faculty, beating out such engineering and computer science powerhouses as: UC Davis, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Clemson University and Bucknell. (2014 Survey)

  • Brooking Institution Analysis: 93rd Percentile for "Value Added." (2015)

  • Campus Pride Index: The university, with sites in Stockton, San Francisco and Sacramento, was awarded 4.5 out of 5 stars on a Campus Pride Index, a report card that rates policies, programs and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. (2013)

  • Daily Ticker-Yahoo! Finance: Only 150 of 3500 U.S. Colleges Are Worth the Investment: Former Secretary of Education- PACIFIC INCLUDED IN TOP 150. (2013)

  • Enviance, Inc. in partnership with GreenBiz Group and Qualtrics: Pacific Named one of the 16 most Sustainable Universities. (2013)

  • Forbes:  Pacific is ranked in the Top 350 best colleges. (2013)

  • Lumosity:  Pacific ranked 40th in Lumosity's annual ranking of the "smartest colleges in America." (2013)

  • OnlineColleges.com:  Pacific is counted among the "Top 10 Colleges with Great Greek Life." (2013)

  • Online College Database: Pacific ranked 8th among California colleges and universities for providing a learning atmosphere "dedicated to personal attention and individual success." (2013)

  • Payscale:
    • Pacific is ranked No. 6 in west coast for highest paid graduates from a university in the west coast. (2014)
    • Pacific is ranked in the top 50 private universities nationally in graduate salaries. (2014)
    • Pacific is ranked #59 for mid-career salaries for top private universities. (2012-2013)

  • PolicyMic.com: Pacific ranks No. 15 in a list of the 25 colleges that have experienced the greatest growth in admissions applications since 2003. (2014)

  • Sierra Club:
    • Pacific is ranked #83 for "America's Coolest Schools" in the United States. (2014)
    • Pacific is ranked 63rd among 162 colleges for commitment to sustainability. (2013)

  • TheBestColleges.org: 
    • Listed Pacific as the 31st university nationwide for "Most Beautiful Campuses." (2015)
    • Listed Pacific in "The 50 Most Amazing College Campuses." (2013-2014)

  • U.S. News and World Report:
    • Ranked #55 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (2017)
    • Ranked #55 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (2016)
    • Ranked #58 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (2015)