University of Portland

Portland, OR

University of Portland

Portland, OR

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Diversity Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$47,818

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,919
Declined 5,586
Total Received 14,505
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Private

3,796

undergraduate students

455

graduate students

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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 campus is located four miles from downtown Portland.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,251
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational

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130-acre, suburban campus in Portland (population: 647,805). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Portland International

University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard
Portland
97203

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Hawaii Club
  • International Club
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Feminist Discussion Group
  • The Bluffoons (Improv Club)

Top Events

  • Riverboat
  • Rock the Bluff
  • Dance of the Decades
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
54%
500-599
32%
400-499
3%
700-800
18%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
3%
30-36
22%
24-29
50%
18-23
26%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline June 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.65

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,919
Declined 5,586
Total Received 14,505

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $47,478
Room & board $13,968
Additional fees $340
Books & supplies $750
Other fees $1,662
Total $64,198
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Softball, Swimming and diving, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Softball, Swimming and diving, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

4,251

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

3,796
students

Female
61%
2,308

Male
39%
1,488

11%

455
students

Female
61%
276

Male
39%
179

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

3,739
students

Female
62%
2,281

Male
38%
1,458

2%

57
students

Female
48%
27

Male
52%
30

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 75%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

76

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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