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Tuition & Fees

$43,856

$43,856

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,267
Declined + 4,644
Total Received 11,911
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Private (nonprofit)

3,798

undergraduate students

585

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 4847
ACT 3500

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
32%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
45%
500-599
35%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
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School Facts

The University of Portland, founded in 1901, is a private, church-affiliated institution. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Schools of Business Administration, Education, Engineering, and Nursing. Its 125-acre is located four miles from downtown Portland.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,383
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Portland, OR

130-acre, suburban campus in Portland (population: 639,863). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard
Portland, OR 97203

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
44%
Top 1/4
75%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
32%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
45%
500-599
35%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,267
Declined + 4,644
Total Received 11,911

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jason McDonald
Dean of Admissions
P: 503 943-7147
F: 503 943-7315
admissions@up.edu

Cost

Tuition $43,686
Room $6,857
Board $6,171
Additional fees $170
Books & supplies $864
Total $57,748
Average Financial Aid - $30,322
Total with Avg. Aid $27,426

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,322

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,949,129
State $433,357
Institutional $47,100,781
Other external $2,399,219
Total $52,882,486

Non-need-based

Federal $13,728
State
Institutional $24,981,318
Other external $276,775
Total $25,271,821

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Coast Conference
Mascot
Wally Pilot
School colors
purple
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communications
Computer Science
Drama
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship/Innovation Management
Environmental Ethics/Policy
Environmental Science
Finance
French Studies
General Studies
German Studies
Global Business
History
Management Communication
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations/Technology Management
Organizational Communications
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theology
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Undergraduate

87%

3,798
students

Female
59%
2,254

Male
41%
1,544

Graduate

13%

585
students

Female
61%
357

Male
39%
228

undergraduateFull-time

97%

3,708
students

Female
60%
2,211

Male
40%
1,497

undergraduatePart-time

3%

90
students

Female
48%
43

Male
52%
47

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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