Mission: Pacific university began as a school for orphans from the oregon trail in 1848 and in 1849 was chartered as a college founded by congregationalists and modeled after the best schools of new england. Over time, the university has grown into a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, education, business and health. Today, pacific's focus on teaching and learning in a close nurturing environment leads to genuine transformation in students' lives. Distinguished by its inquiry-based curricula and interdisciplinary collaboration, pacific offers students exceptional opportunities for experiential learning, leadership and civic engagement. Vision 2020 pacific university will embrace discovery as an essential characteristic of teaching, learning, scholarship, practice, and creative expression. We will achieve excellence and distinction by investing in exceptional people. We will embrace a rich diversity of ideas, peoples and cultures. We will incor
Programs: Instruction - academic departments provide educational services to attending students.
grants and scholarships - the university provides monetary support through grants, scholarships and financial aid to qualified students.
other student support services - dorm, cafeteria and activities are provided to students to enhance the academic social environment at the university.
clinics-part of curriculum