University of Portland

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Portland, OR

$49,644

Avg tuition

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About University of Portland

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Portland is a small private university located on an urban campus in Portland, Oregon. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,999, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 44 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 84%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $49,644.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

77% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

86% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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84% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 23-29

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1130-1320

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

52%

Asian

17%

Hispanic

13%

Two or more races

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Unknown

3%

Black

2%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

13% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

56%

State Grant Aid

4%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $1,851
State Grant Aid $3,268
Institution Grant Aid $26,019
Pell Grant Aid $4,839

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$55k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.