University of Portland is a nonprofit private institution located in Portland, Oregon and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The Roman Catholic affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Approximately three thousand students are enrolled yearly at UP.
Areas of study available at UP include:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Most students admitted to UP score in-between 1110 to 1320 on the SAT. 64% of students that apply are accepted to UP, of which 16 percent choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at up.edu.
Tuition is approximately $39,000 annually, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Housing may be available for students who wish to live on-campus for a cost of $6,200 per year. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.
The University of Portland "Pilots" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AAA)
Students should visit the school's http://www.up.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students University of Portland accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at University of Portland is around 4,300 students. The student body is made up of 87% undergraduate students and 22% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $44,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,300 to $1,500 per unit
- Room and board is estimated to cost around $14,000
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$22,336|
|Receiving Student Loans||54%||$6,624|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, University of Portland may offer services including:
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
University of Portland has a high graduation rate when compared to similar schools nearby.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||70%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||5%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- Theatre Program
University of Portland is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (West Coast Conference)
- Basketball (West Coast Conference)
- Track and Field (Independent Pacific Northwest Region)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Portland by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in Tacoma, WA (116 miles away)
- University of Washington - Bothell Campus in Bothell, WA (153 miles away)
- Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, OR (221 miles away)
- Southern Oregon University in Ashland, OR (234 miles away)
Also, you can compare schools by looking through our list of colleges & universities:
- Visit the main Oregon colleges & universities profile page
- Browse our list of private colleges in Oregon
- Browse our detailed list of Bible & Christian Colleges in Oregon
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Portland for official up-to-date information.