Financial Aid
LLM Students gathered after taking the Oath

Financial Aid and Cost

Pacific’s Investment in You

We understand that investing in a college education is a significant commitment. At University of the Pacific, we invest in you so you can pursue your passion. Our comprehensive financial aid approach is designed to help all qualified students attend Pacific and become one of our exceptional alumni, whose salaries are among the highest (no. 3) in California.


Academically talented students are recognized at Pacific. Nearly 82 percent of our incoming first-year and transfer class receives a merit scholarship.

Other Types of Aid

Grants, Federal Work-Study and loans are available to help finance your education. Complete the FAFSA to find out.

Cost of Attendance and Net Price Calculator

Pacific’s financial aid team is passionate about guiding you through the financial aid process so that your educational plan and your financial plan come together successfully. View detailed cost information for new undergraduate and graduate students.

Net Price Calculator

Admitted and Continuing Students

To view your digital award letter you will need to log into the student portal.

View Your Award

Planning for Pacific

Pacific is here to help guide you through each step of the financial aid process. There are a lot of financial aid myths, and we want to make sure you know the facts, understand the process and get the aid you need. It’s smart to start as early as possible to maximize your financial benefits.

First-Year Students

Transfer Students

Continuing Students

International Students

Graduate Students

Professional Students



Important Dates

Continuing Students: FAFSA and Cal Grant renewal deadline

February 1


Submit your FAFSA to receive the maximum amount of financial aid and to ensure that you meet the Cal Grant deadline.

Deadline for Cal Grant GPA Verification

March 2


Learn how you can view your awards in InsidePacific.


Financial Aid Calendar




Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for federal and state aid.

Start Your FAFSA

Tuition Payment

There are multiple ways to pay your bill. You can make a single payment or set up a monthly payment plan.

Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions

Step 1. Go to

Option 1: Click on "Get Transcript Online" (view and print transcript immediately)

Create an account or sign in.

Option 2: Click on "Get Transcript by Mail" (takes 5 to 10 business days to arrive)

Use the Social Security Number and date of birth of the first person listed on the 2015 IRS income tax return, and the address on file with the IRS (normally this will be the address used on the 2015 IRS Income Tax Return).

Request/select the "IRS Tax Return Transcript" and NOT the "IRS Tax Account Transcript".

You can view your awards by logging into Inside Pacific at For detailed instructions visit the View Your Awards page.

Pell Grants stay in "offered" status until approximately the first week of school. At that time, the Financial Aid Office will change the status to "accept" if the student is registered, all Financial Aid requirements are complete, and classes have begun.

In order to maintain aid, students must reapply every year to renew their financial aid amount. Your aid amount will not change unless there are significant financial changes in your household and you no longer fit the eligibility requirements for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid.

Any automatic increases in aid will be in the form of a Federal Loan. Federal Loan eligibility increases along with your class standing.

In order to renew merit scholarships, you must meet the minimum enrollment and GPA criteria. Should your merit award be revoked, you may have part of your scholarship replaced be a need-based grant. Your replacement grant will be noted on your award letter.

Admitted freshmen and transfer students are automatically considered for Pacific's merit-based scholarships and there is no separate scholarship application that needs to be submitted. The exception is the Powell Scholars Program, which requires a special application and interview.

For information about scholarships from other sources, check with your high school or community college counselor and access one of the free online scholarship search sites, such as:


Board (Fund Finder)

Club Scholarship

International Education Financial Aid

GoCollege Scholarship Search

In order to have your Federal Work-Study reinstated please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Contact Us

Office of Financial Aid

Knoles Hall, 1st Floor

Campus Mailing

University of the Pacific
Office of Financial Aid
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211