Students save almost $500,000 through Pacific’s Open Educational Resources program - University of the Pacific
Pacific’s Open Educational Resources (OER) program continues to save students money on the cost of textbooks. The total savings for the previous three academic years (2017-2020) is $442,000. In the pilot year, OER saved Pacific students $110,000. By the second year, the total amount had more than doubled to $265,000. The total number of students benefiting from the OER program so far is 2,510, each saving an average of $176 in textbook costs.