UP Description

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.

Quick Facts about University of Portland

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

UP Students

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

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
83%
Graduate
17%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
94%
Part-Time
6%

Gender of Students

Women
60%
Men
40%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
1%
Asian
11%
Caucasian
69%
Latino
5%
Other
14%

International Students

International
5%
Domestic
95%

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