Tuition & Fees

$45,734

$45,734

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,745
Declined + 3,392
Total Received 11,137
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Private (nonprofit)

3,883

undergraduate students

514

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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Location

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 4,397
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: 647,805). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard
Portland, OR 97203

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
54%
Top 1/4
83%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
January 15
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

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,745
Declined + 3,392
Total Received 11,137

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

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,470

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,564
Room & board $6,423
Additional fees $170
Books & supplies $864
Total $53,021
Average Financial Aid - $31,470
Total with Avg. Aid $21,551

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,074,640
State $415,877
Institutional $49,191,148
Other external $2,777,997
Total $55,459,662

Non-need-based

Federal $3,724
State $3,750
Institutional $27,806,426
Other external $261,722
Total $28,075,622

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 503 943-7311
finaid@up.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Janet Turner
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@up.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Crew, Lacrosse, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Wakeboarding, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Lacrosse, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Kickball, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Scott Leykum (men's)
Vice President For Athletics
email

Karen Peters (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communications
Computer Science
Directing
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Ethics/Policy
Environmental Science
Finance
French Studies
General Studies
German Studies
History
Management Communication
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations/Technology Management
Organizational Communications
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Criminology
Spanish
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,397

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

3,883
students

Female
60%
2,318

Male
40%
1,565

12%

514
students

Female
63%
324

Male
37%
190

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

3,792
students

Female
60%
2,274

Male
40%
1,518

3%

91
students

Female
49%
44

Male
51%
47

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

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

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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