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    Pacific At A Glance

    Facts and Figures - 2018

    • Pacific was founded July 10, 1851 as California's First Chartered University
    • 80 + Undergraduate Majors and Programs and 30+ Graduate Programs in 9 Schools and Colleges
    • 4-year private, co-educational university, with campuses in San Francisco and in Sacramento
    • 18 NCAA Division I Athletic Programs
    • Traditional brick and ivy campus, 175 acres with more than 100 species of regional and international trees.
    • The campus has been the setting for more than a dozen movies, including Raiders of the Lost Ark.


    • Population: 307,072 (2016 US Census) 
    • Centrally located on the California Delta in the heart of Northern California, close to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, and the Pacific Coast
    • 80 miles east of San Francisco
    • 45 miles south of Sacramento

    A comprehensive list of facts and figures about Pacific can be found on our Fast Facts page.

    A brief synopsis of the most recent college guide rankings assigned to University of the Pacific can be found on our Pacific Rankings page.