Pacific University

Oregon, USA

Which programmes can I study at Pacific University and when?

American Studies BA/ History BA/ War Studies BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

Creative Writing BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

English Literature BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

Drama & Theatre BA/ Drama: Education and Community BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

Film Studies BA/ Media BA:
2nd Year Semester 1
2nd Year Semester 2
2nd Year Full Year

Media Production BA / Media Production:Film & Television BA/ Media Production:Journalism BA:
2nd Year Semester 2

York Business School (all programmes excluding Accounting and Finance):
2nd Year Semester 1
2nd Year Semester 2
2nd Year Full Year

Linguistics & TESOL BA / English Language & Linguistics BA/ British Sign Language, English Language & Linguistics BA/Educational Linguistics BA
2nd Year Semester 1 
2nd Year Semester 2 
2nd Year Full Year 


Sports and Exercise Science BSc/ Sports and Exercise Therapy BSc:
2nd Year Semester 2


Academic Information

Number of credits required: 12-15 US credits per semester; 24-30 US Credits per year.
Please see the module catalogue for Pacific University.


Academic Calendar 2019/2020

Semester 1: 22nd August until 11th December 

Semester 2: Late January until 12th May

More detailed term dates 


Accommodation (shared-room) abroad 2019/20

£1550 (Semester 1 - Payable in October to YSJ)
£1550 (Semester 2 - Payable in January to YSJ)
£3100 approx. (Year Abroad: 1/3 payment due Oct; 1/3 payment due Jan; 1/3 payment due Apr/May to YSJ)


Meal-plan abroad 2019/20

From US $2829- $2892 per semester, payable to Pacific University.

More detailed meal plan rates 

Accommodation in York (Semester exchange)

York St John University accommodation is guaranteed for the semester you are not abroad.


Please ensure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than six months after you intend to return. You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa. Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes. So if you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.

Approximate cost: $340 (plus cost of travel to US Embassy in London)


Additional costs

Optional activity classes such as snowboarding.


More Information

Pacific University website

Visit this blog from a current York St John University student studying at Pacific University.

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