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Tuition

$39,550

$39,550

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,361
Declined + 3,162
Total Received 9,523
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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 4,036
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)

3,494

undergraduate students

542

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
32%
500-599
43%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
39%
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
54%
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
37%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
32%
500-599
43%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
39%
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 6,361
Declined + 3,162
Total Received 9,523

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 - $27,523
Total with Avg. Aid $22,945

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,523

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,701,545
State $610,263
Institutional $40,513,885
Other external $1,845,854
Total $46,671,547

Non-need-based

Federal $23,760
State
Institutional $14,525,293
Other external $140,934
Total $14,689,987

Varsity Sports

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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

87%

3,494
students

Female
58%
2,040

Male
42%
1,454

Graduate

13%

542
students

Female
62%
338

Male
38%
204

undergraduateFull-time

97%

3,410
students

Female
59%
2,003

Male
41%
1,407

undergraduatePart-time

3%

84
students

Female
45%
37

Male
55%
47

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
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

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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