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Tuition & Fees

$40,250

$40,250

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,986
Declined + 4,113
Total Received 11,099
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1  :  14

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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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 4,169
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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Codes

SAT 4847
ACT 3500

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

3,680

undergraduate students

489

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
33%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
38%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
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Portland, OR

130-acre, suburban campus in Portland (population: 609,456). 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
57%
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
35%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
33%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
38%
400-499
9%
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

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,986
Declined + 4,113
Total Received 11,099

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
admissio@up.edu

Cost

Tuition $40,080
Room $8,318
Board $3,584
Additional fees $170
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $53,232
Average Financial Aid - $28,603
Total with Avg. Aid $24,629

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,603

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,597,766
State $583,250
Institutional $44,982,594
Other external $2,056,983
Total $51,220,593

Non-need-based

Federal $23,964
State
Institutional $19,078,619
Other external $199,015
Total $19,301,598

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

88%

3,680
students

Female
58%
2,152

Male
42%
1,528

Graduate

12%

489
students

Female
62%
305

Male
38%
184

undergraduateFull-time

98%

3,609
students

Female
59%
2,117

Male
41%
1,492

undergraduatePart-time

2%

71
students

Female
50%
35

Male
50%
36

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.50
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 housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented Canada
Indonesia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Michael Pelley
Director International Student Services
503 943-7367
pelley@up.edu

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