Pacific University is a private, non-profit, coeducational university, based in Forest Grove, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1849 as the Tualatin Academy, the university’s original Forest Grove campus is 23 miles (37 km) west of Portland, while the university maintains three other campuses in the cities of Eugene, Hillsboro, & Woodburn.
As the oldest chartered university in Oregon, Pacific University has a long and distinguished history of excellence. 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.