University of Portland: Statistics

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#1676 of 14,131 In the World
#487 of 2,597 In North America
#440 of 2,496 In the United States
#8 of 31 In Oregon
#5 of 15 In Portland
#494 of 1,068 For Military science
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Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$37,317 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,559
Graduates
440
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
up.edu

University of Portland Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 79% 76%
Applicants 12,562 4,077 8,484
Admissions 9,700 3,225 6,475
Freshmen enrolled full time 803 281 522
Freshmen enrolled part time 6 3 3

3,999 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
588 or 73%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1130
or below

75% of them
had 1320
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Portland are 1130-1320 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
298 or 37%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Portland are 23-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2094 (52%)
Asian 660 (17%)
Hispanic 533 (13%)
Two or more races 315 (8%)
Nonresident Alien 147 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 124 (3%)
Black or African American 65 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 47 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$37,317/year
Average aid awarded
$27,162
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $28,527
$30-48K $32,449
$48-75K $35,514
$75-110K $38,359
$110K+ $39,393

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $49,424$23,868
Tuition in-state $49,424$23,868
Tuition out-of-state $49,424$23,868
Fee in-district $220
Fee in-state $220
Fee out-of-state $220

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,166
Combined charge for room and board $14,196

University of Portland Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 210
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 121
Education, General 74
Psychology, General 55
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 53
Mechanical Engineering 53
Financial Mathematics 30 10
Business Administration and Management, General 39
Management Science 26 11
Civil Engineering, General 31
Computer Science 29
Elementary Education and Teaching 29
Organizational Communication, General 28
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 25
Accounting 24
Political Science and Government, General 21
Sociology, General 21
Environmental Science 19
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 18
Chemistry, General 17
Economics, General 16
Secondary Education and Teaching 13
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 11
Communication, General 9 2
English Language and Literature, General 11
Social Work 11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 6 3
General Studies 9
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 9
Mathematics, General 9
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 7
Environmental Studies 6
History, General 5
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Theology & Theological Studies 4
Engineering, General 3
Music History, Literature, and Theory 3
Philosophy 3
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 2
Applied Mathematics, General 1
French Studies 1
German Studies 1
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1
Nursing Practice 1
Physics, General 1
Grand Total 909 167 26
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 84% 80% 87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,158
Citations
61,661

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
608 / 20,749
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
527 / 8,843
Psychology
342 / 12,751
Business
295 / 13,446
Biology
223 / 12,161
Engineering
209 / 4,083
Computer Science
167 / 4,669
Economics
154 / 2,692
Sociology
149 / 3,327
Physics
147 / 4,462
Chemistry
143 / 4,199
Mathematics
125 / 2,137
Health Science
119 / 5,288
Environmental Science
118 / 3,333
Social Psychology
114 / 5,175
Materials Science
75 / 2,013
Finance
73 / 1,488
Art & Design
71 / 530
Demography
70 / 2,327
Political Science
70 / 1,000
Nursing
60 / 2,272
Child Psychology
57 / 1,592
Education Majors
57 / 670
Communications and Public Relations
53 / 1,184
Math Teachers
52 / 962
Philosophy
50 / 152
Oncology and Cancer research
49 / 648
Investment Banking and Stock trading
46 / 567
Gender Studies
45 / 601
Clinical Psychology
45 / 1,526
Surgery
43 / 4,478
Healthcare Management (MHA)
39 / 790
Marketing
39 / 6,352
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
38 / 15
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
38 / 890
Physical Therapy
36 / 4,102
History
36 / 32
Family medicine
35 / 535
Human Resource Management
32 / 827
Anatomy and Physiology
29 / 1,947

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 328
1992 18 365
1993 20 507
1994 21 436
1995 33 459
1996 17 511
1997 28 525
1998 33 567
1999 40 623
2000 26 691
2001 49 773
2002 37 879
2003 61 885
2004 47 1109
2005 70 1283
2006 55 1629
2007 65 1990
2008 76 2098
2009 93 2564
2010 72 3021
2011 108 3273
2012 124 3638
2013 123 4146
2014 150 4305
2015 161 4412
2016 135 4541
2017 135 4772
2018 107 4542
2019 130 4963
2020 152 5244
2021 136 5670

University of Portland alumni

  1. Kunal Nayyar

    Kunal Nayyar
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1981-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actorwritertelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kunal Nayyar is a British actor. He portrayed Raj Koothrappali on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019) and voiced Vijay on the Nickelodeon animated sitcom Sanjay and Craig (2013–2016). Nayyar also appeared in the films Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), The Scribbler (2014), Dr. Cabbie (2014), Consumed (2015), Trolls (2016) and Sweetness in the Belly (2019). Forbes listed Nayyar as the world's third-highest-paid television actor in 2015 and 2018, with earnings of US$20 million and US$23.5 million, respectively.

  2. Megan Rapinoe

    Megan Rapinoe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Megan Anna Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger and captains OL Reign of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), as well as the United States national team. Winner of the Ballon d'Or Féminin and named The Best FIFA Women's Player in 2019, Rapinoe won gold with the national team at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and she played for the team at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup where the U.S. finished in second place. Rapinoe co-captained the national team alongside Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan from 2018 to 2020, with the team earning the Bronze medal in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. She previously played for the Chicago Red Stars, Philadelphia Independence, and MagicJack in Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), as well as Olympique Lyon in France's Division 1 Féminine.

  3. Erik Spoelstra

    Erik Spoelstra
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Erik Jon Spoelstra is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Of Filipino descent from his mother's side, Spoelstra is the first Asian-American head coach in the history of the four major North American sports leagues and the first Asian-American head coach to win an NBA championship.

  4. Paul Winfield

    Paul Winfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2004 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    film actorstage actorvoice actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Paul Edward Winfield was an American television, film and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression in the landmark film Sounder (1972), which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1978 television miniseries King, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. Winfield was also known for his roles in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, The Terminator, L.A. Law, and 24 episodes of the sitcom 227. He received four Emmy nominations overall, winning in 1995 for his 1994 guest role in Picket Fences.

All 70 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names UP
Founded 1901
Motto Veritas Vos Liberabit
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colors purple, white
Academic Calendar August to April (August - December; January-April)
Total FTE staff 845
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 5000 N Willamette Blvd
Portland, Oregon, 97203-5798
United States
City population 653,000
Phone 5039438000
Fax +1 (503) 943 7147

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