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Graduate Admission Processing
Stockton Campus
gradadmission@pacific.edu
209.946.3929

University of the Pacific
Knoles Hall 2nd Floor, Room 207 B
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211-0110

Admission Requirements

Applicants to all graduate-level programs must have:

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. (Please note that the MS in Engineering Science Blended Program does not require a B.S/B.A. For more information, please see MSES blended program.)
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking as an advanced degree program.
  • An undergraduate average of B (GPA of 3.0) or better overall in the undergraduate program or in upper division work of the baccalaureate degree.

Admission will be denied to applicants possessing bachelor's degrees with a significant amount of credit awarded for work experience that was not supervised by a faculty member of an accredited university nor evaluated in units which identify the academic content.

Standardized Test Scores

The GRE requirement varies by program and if required, an application is not complete without the receipt of official results sent directly from the testing service. Please consult the individual program admission criteria.

Official results from the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service (ETS). See the ETS Homepage for further information on this exam.

MBA Program 
The Graduate Management Examination Test (GMAT) is required for admission instead of the GRE. For GMAT information, call the Eberhardt School of Business at 209.946.2629, or contact the Educational Testing Service at P.O. Box 6103, Princeton, NJ 08541-6103, or mba.com.

International Students
The GRE requirement varies by program and if required, an application is not complete without the receipt of official results, sent directly from the testing service. Please consult the individual program admission criteria.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of all non-US citizens from countries having a language other than English as a primary language. See the ETS Homepage for additional information.

Standardized Test Codes

Application GRE TOEFL
GradCAS 2447 B886
BusinessCAS 2451 B888
EngineeringCAS 2452 B887
CASPA 4065 3709
PTCAS 0211 5312
CSDCAS 0773 4065
HAMPCAS 0666 B589
ATCAS 2555 4065
Scores sent directly to University of the Pacific (not preferred) 4065 4065

Official Transcripts

To complete the application portfolio, official transcripts for all work taken after high school are required, no matter how few credits were earned from the institution. Transcripts must be submitted to Liaison, further instruction can be found here.

Letters of Recommendation

Two-three recommendation letters are required for each applicant, depending on the program. Please check with the program to learn about program-specific recommender requirements. A valid email address for each recommender is required.  

Letter of recommendation requests can be sent electronically when completing your online application and selecting the Online Recommendation Form. Your recommenders will receive a link to our online recommendation form via email once you have submitted your application. For further instruction please visit the site here.