Most university aid is awarded on the basis of academic achievement or performance, and/or financial need. University of the Pacific Grants (UOP Grant) amounts vary and are awarded to entering first-year students who demonstrate financial need.
Federal grants are offered to students who demonstrate high financial need. In the 2020-2021 academic year, Pell Grants range from $639 to $6,345.
The Federal FSEOG program is for undergraduates with exceptional financial need. Eligible undergraduate Pacific students who are Pell Grant recipients are typically awarded grants of $1,000 per year.
Cal Grants are need-based grants for low-income and middle-income students who are California residents and attend California colleges and universities. Cal Grants provides up to $9,084 per school year for tuition and fees.
The U.S. Department of Education and University of the Pacific's Office of Financial Aid have provided funds for a limited number of grants for qualified students in SUCCESS. These grants are designed for SUCCESS students who are current PELL grant recipients to help them meet any unmet financial need (as determined by the Office of Financial Aid).
Selected students will receive university grant and/or scholarship funds to pay up to 50% of tuition charges.