University of Portland

country rank  558
world rank  1527

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University Overview

Founded in 1901, University of Portland is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Portland (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Oregon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Portland (UP) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Portland (UP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 117 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UP
Founded 1901
Motto Veritas Vos Liberabit
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 5000 N Willamette Boulevard
Portland (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
97203-5798 Oregon
United States
T +1 (503) 943 7911
F +1 (503) 943 7315

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 5000 North Willamette Boulevard
Portland 97203-5798
+1 (503) 943 7147
888 627 5601

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Congregation of Holy Cross - www.holycrosscongregation.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Portland's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1931


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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