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University of the Pacific

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, California 95211
(209) 946-2211
Email address
School Information
Founded in 1851, “our campuses in Stockton, Sacramento, and San Francisco offer students the unique opportunities each city provides. With our wide range of distinct and experiential programs, at each of our campuses you'll find expansive opportunities to connect to California's and the country's fastest growing ecosystem of industrial, technological, social, cultural, and economic growth” (Source: The school has a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1 and a total enrollment of over 6,200 (Source:
General Information
The University of the Pacific has engaged in several DEI efforts. Namely, a DEI Framework has been created. The school held an Anti-Racism Challenge as well as a certificate program for DEI. Various DEI efforts involving pedagogy, recruitment and retention, and scholarships are taking place. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • On February 24, 2023 and March 2, 2023, the school hosted the DEI 2-Day Certificate Program.
  • On January 26, 2023, the school announced that it’s hosting the Anti-Racism Challenge for students, faculty, and staff.
Program and Research Funding
  • The school hosts the University Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion which is “a collaborative partner in creating and sustaining a university-wide culture that consistently reflects diversity, equity and inclusion as a core value” and which hosts the Champions of Diversity Awards.
  • The school decided to work towards “achieving Hispanic Serving Institution status and increasing scholarships for students from underserved populations” in April 2022.
Symbolic Actions
  • On August 19, 2020, University of the Pacific made a statement outlining “steps we must take if we want to not only improve our campus climate and culture, but also to emerge as a national leader in higher education and a model antiracist university.”
  • The school hosts the LGBTQ+ Resource Center which provides “educational programming, social activities, and advocacy.”
  • The school has a DEI Framework which outlines several priorities, including “inclusive pedagogy,” “inclusive classrooms,” and recruitment and retention.
  • In April 2022, the Board of Regents decided upon a priority to “ensure all future audits include DEI dimensions as regular part of internal audits.”
  • In April 2022, the school decided to “diversify [the] Board of Regents on gender, race and sexual orientation.”
  • In April 2022, the school set a goal to “diversify the faculty on race and gender and increase retention and graduate rates of students on race and gender.”
  • The school will “diversify [its] portfolio on DEI and sustainability dimensions.”
Last updated September 18th, 2023
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