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Tuition

$39,550

$39,550

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,785
Declined + 2,911
Total Received 8,696
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1  :  13

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 3,911
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)

3,374

undergraduate students

537

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
34%
500-599
42%
400-499
9%
700-800
9%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
9%
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Portland, OR

130-acre, suburban campus in Portland (population: 603,106). 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
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
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
46%
Top 1/4
78%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
34%
500-599
42%
400-499
9%
700-800
9%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
9%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

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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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,785
Declined + 2,911
Total Received 8,696

Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $38,350
Room $7,960
Board $2,958
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $50,468
Average Financial Aid - $26,226
Total with Avg. Aid $24,242

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,226

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,619,703
State $529,820
Institutional $38,040,292
Other external $1,976,144
Total $44,165,959

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $12,429,670
Other external $114,765
Total $12,544,435

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 (Division I)
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

86%

3,374
students

Female
59%
2,001

Male
41%
1,373

Graduate

14%

537
students

Female
68%
367

Male
32%
170

undergraduateFull-time

98%

3,320
students

Female
60%
1,964

Male
40%
1,356

undergraduatePart-time

2%

54
students

Female
69%
37

Male
31%
17

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
9%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

31%

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 33
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
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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