5000 N. Willamette Boulevard Portland, OR 97203 503-943-7147
About University of Portland
  • Year of Foundation 1901
  • Size of Campus 130 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,920
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61% 39% 59%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $30,800
  • Room and Board $9,135
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 3,077
The University of Portland (UP) is a private Roman Catholic university located in Portland, Oregon. It is affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross, which also founded UP's sister school the University of Notre Dame. Founded in 1901, UP has a student body of about 3,600 students. It is widely known for its women's soccer program, which won the 2002 and 2005 Division I NCAA Women's Soccer Championships. UP is ranked 9th in the west for Regional Universities by U.S. News and World Report.The first institution located on Waud's Bluff was Portland University, which was established by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1891.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Foreign Language Club, Hawaiian Club, International Club, Vietnamese Student Association, Irish Heritage Club
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies honor code
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Dance, Junior Parents Weekend, Basketball and soccer games, River Run on the Portland Spirit, Espresso UP, Movies, Coffeehouse, Meghan Gardiner's Dissolve, Fly Dance Company, Bullwinkle's Family Fun Center, Omnimax Theater, Disney's Lion King, C
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Kappa Delta Pi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Portland (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Portland (6)
  • Distance to nearest bus Portland (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 72%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 49%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 63%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 6%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (53%), women's dorms (23%), men's dorms (17%), other housing options (7%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 22%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 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 Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,584
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 14,190
  • Number Of Microforms 545,904
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 900
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 245,905
  • Number of e-books 146
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,500
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 45%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Moss Adams, Deloitte & Touche, Adidas, Nike, SBC Global
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis