The following information is a general overview of the application materials that are needed to mark your application complete for graduate admission at University of the Pacific.


Standardized Test Scores

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) requirement varies by program and if required, an application is not complete without the receipt of official results sent directly from the testing service. Please consult the individual program's admission criteria.

COVID-19 Update: If you are unable to take the exam due to a test location closure, ETS is temporarily offering a GRE General Test at home option. If the GRE online test is not available in your area, please contact your program of interest directly to submit for a GRE score waiver, which will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Official GRE results must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service (ETS) using the codes below. See the ETS Homepage for further information on this exam.

Application Help Site GRE Code TOEFL Code
GradCAS 2447 B886
BusinessCAS 2451 B888
EngineeringCAS 2452 B887
CASPA 4065 3709
PTCAS 0211 5312
CSDCAS 0773 4065
HAMPCAS 0666 B589
ATCAS 2555 4065
OTCAS 4615 4065
NursingCAS 4613 B506
Scores sent directly to University of the Pacific (not preferred) 4065 4065

Results of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam may be sent directly to the Graduate Admission office through the testing service, by mail, or via email to gradadmission@pacific.edu.

Official Transcripts

To complete your application file, official transcripts for all course work taken after high school are required, no matter how few credits were earned from the institution. Official transcripts must be submitted to Liaison, further instructions can be found using the links provided in the above table. For transcripts to be considered official, they must be in an envelope that has been sealed by the issuing institution

COVID-19 Update: Please consult with your University to submit official electronic transcripts (eTranscripts) wherever possible. For applicants who are unable to retrieve or request official transcripts of any kind, the Graduate Admission office will accept copies of unofficial transcripts via email at gradadmission@pacific.edu. Conditional offers of admission will be issued based on unofficial transcripts, pending final receipt of official transcripts once available.

Letters of Recommendation

Two or three recommendation letters are required for each applicant, depending on the program. Please check with the program to learn about program-specific recommender requirements. A valid email address for each recommender is required.

Letter of recommendation requests can be sent electronically when completing your online application and selecting the Online Recommendation Form. Your recommenders will receive a link to our online recommendation form via email once you have submitted your application.