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Office of Financial Aid
Knoles Hall, 1st Floor
Mailing Address:
University of the Pacific
Office of Financial Aid
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Types of Financial Assistance


Federal loans are available to students up to the full cost of attendance.
Typically graduate students are eligible for $20,500.00 annually in a Stafford Unsubsidized Loan without additional application criteria aside from the FAFSA.  Graduate students will be offered a Graduate PLUS loan up to the total cost of attendance. However, the Graduate PLUS loan approval is subject to credit review. 

The 27 month program will be divided into 3 years of financial aid eligibility. 

Aid Year #1 Aid Year #2 Aid Year #3
Spring 2017 Summer 2017 /18 units Summer 2018/clinical
Fall 2017/18units Fall 2018/clinical
  Spring 2018/clinical Spring 2019/clinical

For more information on loans, please review the following:

Disbursement & Refund
Loan proceeds will be deposited in your student account at the beginning of each term Check your account periodically to see if your loans have been disbursed: Go to, click on insidePacific and sign in, locate manage your account and click on the link, and select recent payments and credits. If you borrow to help cover other expenses you will be sent a credit refund.  Your refund may be sent via paper check or direct deposit.  Questions about the refund process should be directed to Student Accounts. (209)946-2517 or Your financial aid file must be complete before financial aid funds can be disbursed. (Accept loans, Entrance Counseling Session, Promissory Note)

Private Loans
Students may choose to arrange financing through a private loan program to supplement their University Financial Aid. Professional students with good credit histories or no credit history may usually borrow on their own. Larger amount or more favorable terms may be available if the student applies with a creditworthy co-signer. Ordinarily, the borrower or a co-borrower must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Information about private loan programs is available on the Internet. There are also online tools to help you compare private loan options.

Credit Checks

If you think you may wish to apply for a private loan, it is advisable to obtain a copy of your credit report now to ensure it is accurate. The major national credit reporting agencies are: