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Graduate Admission

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


Graduate Recruitment

University of the Pacific
Administrative Building Room 100
3200 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817

Overview of financial aid for graduate students


The Graduate Admission office will continue to accept and process applications for all graduate programs. For updates to our application requirements and policies, please refer to the Application Materials and International Applicants pages.

Please note: Physical offices are now closed, but we will continue to serve applicants remotely. Graduate Admission can be reached at 209.946.3929 or

For the latest updates on university-wide policies regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, please visit our COVID-19 webpage.

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Funding Your Graduate Degree

Learn about the various options available to manage your career investment at University of the Pacific.

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Federal Student Loans

Completing your financial Aid

Federal Unsubsidized Loans
Most graduate students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens will qualify for up to $20,500.00 a year. Interest accrues while the student is in school, and payments are not due until the student has completed their degree. Recent interest rate and loan fee information can be found here.

Graduate PLUS Loan
PLUS loans are approved based on credit worthiness and a separate application is required for consideration. Interest does accrue while the student is in school although there is no payment due (additional information may be found on the Student Loans site).

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( must be completed for consideration of Federal Loans. The FAFSA will require student information from the previous tax year, for example for the 2018-2019 school year, the FAFSA will request 2016 information.

School code: 001329

Loan repayment
Your loans will enter repayment six months after you complete the program. You may estimate your payments and learn more about the flexible terms of loan repayment and loan forgiveness via

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Scholarships and Grants

Graduate assistantships
As a form of financial assistance, graduate assistant roles help cover the cost of tuition. Tasks and responsibilities vary by program, please reach out to the program for eligibility requirements and availability.

Institutional scholarships are also available, varying by school and program, for further information please reach out to the program directly.

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Outside Scholarship and Fellowship Links

There are numerous external scholarships and fellowships available for graduate students. Below is a list of resources to help you search for scholarships:

More Information and Questions
We're here to answer any of your questions and help you navigate through the process. For more information or questions please contact the Office of Financial Aid.