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University of Portland

Portland, OR

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Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private institution residing on 130 urban acres in Portland, Oregon. The school is rooted in Catholic tradition, and offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and nearly 15 graduate programs. The University of Portland Pilots compete in the NCAA Division I West Coast Conference.

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Quick Facts

5000 N. Willamette Boulevard
Portland, OR 97203

2013-2014 Tuition

$36,870 Tuition and Fees


3402 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female


February 1 application deadline
66.5% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1901

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Music Teacher Education, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Other, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Chemistry, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Social Work, Sociology, French Studies, German Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Music, General, Accounting, Finance, General, International Business, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, History, Communication and Media Studies

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Environmental Biology, Mathematics, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Other, Theology/Theological Studies, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Fine and Studio Arts, Music, Business Administration and Management, General, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, History, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,402
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,320
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 54
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%
Percent of international undergraduates: 3%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

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