University of Portland

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School Overview

Founded in 1901 and directly affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross, the University of Portland is a Catholic university located in Portland, Oregon, and is the sister school to the University of Notre Dame. The University of Portland has a student body of about 3,600 and is well known for its women’s soccer program. The university’s campus resides in the University Park area and overlooks the Willamette River. It is a comprehensive university that consists of a graduate school and a college of arts and sciences, as well as schools of nursing, engineering, education, and business. With an annual economic impact of around $170 million, the University of Portland is one of the largest corporations in the North Portland area. The university has an alma mater of more than 13,000 in the Portland area.

The University of Portland offers multiple areas of study through, the School of Nursing, the School of Engineering, the School of Education, the School of Business, and the College of Arts & Sciences. The undergraduate student population seems to favor, Spanish, Biology, Finance, Nursing, Elementary Education, and Psychology as their majors; but with five divisions of study, there are many majors to choose from.

General Information

Admission Office

5000 North Willamette Boulevard

Portland, OR 97203-5798

(503) 943-7147

(888) 627-5601

Fax: (503) 943-7315



Contact: Jason McDonald

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

5000 North Willamette Boulevard

Portland, OR 97203-5798

(503) 943-8000

www.up.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,041

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 794

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,997

Graduate enrollment: 620

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 79%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 86%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Organizational Communication B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Environmental Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Portland Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(503) 943-8000
Website:https://www1.up.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.uportland.org/freshman/
Address:5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR 97203-5798
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,383
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):75%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:4,383 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$44,104
Out-of-state Tuition:$44,104
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$22,637

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Portland Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Portland.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services63
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education521
Engineering33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs16
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Visual and Performing Arts22
Grand total53718

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Portland.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Portland and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$44,104
Out-of-state$44,104
Books and supplies$864

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,496
Out-of-state$17,496

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid92999%
Grant or scholarship aid92999%$22,637
Student loan aid43346%$7,179

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,63397%$23,106
Federal student loans1,75147%$7,240

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Portland. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Portland students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants11,9114,0407,871
Percent admitted100%62%61%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%9%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Portland Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,383
Undergraduate enrollment3,798
Graduate enrollment585

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Portland Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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