University of Portland (UP)

Portland, OR

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University of Portland

University of Portland Student Essentials

University of Portland Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Pilots
Nickname: UP
Website: www.up.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $33,640
Out-of-State Tuition: $33,640
Retention Rate: 89%
Enrollment: 3,608
Year Established: 1901

About UP

For an education based in faith, service, and tradition set in the progressive city of Portland, Oregon, consider the University of Portland. UP offers undergraduate and graduate programs as an independent, Catholic university affiliate with the Congregation of the Holy Cross.

Fields of study at University of Portland include:

• Accounting
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Science
• Finance
• Marketing and Management
• Music
• Nursing
• Social Work
• And many more

The campus is filled with arts and culture opportunities like lectures, readings, performances, publications and conferences about food, literature and politics.

Career service counselors are available to help cultivate UP students’ skills and interests while providing resources such as job and internship postings. The center boasts employment connections and a strong reputation.

Students interested in the University of Portland can fill out a FAFSA to apply for federal grants and loans. There are also a number of scholarships for eligible students, which can be applied to individually. The perfect scholarship may be hard to find, but luckily the career counselors can help you locate the right one. The Office of Fellowship and Grants can help lead you toward great financial aid options, which will look great on any resume.

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UP Map & Location

University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard
Portland, OR 97203


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Getting Around UP

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

5/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Portland, OR

Winter
Dec
45
36
Jan
47
38
Feb
51
38
Spring
Mar
56
41
Apr
61
44
May
67
49
Summer
Jun
73
53
Jul
80
57
Aug
80
58
Fall
Sep
75
54
Oct
63
48
Nov
52
41

UP Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,993
Freshman Class 888
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,608

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 70%
  • Asian: 11%
  • Unknown and Other: 12%
Latino 5%
African American 1%
Caucasian 70%
Asian 11%
Unknown and Other 12%

Undergraduate 83%
Graduate 17%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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