- 4 Year
- PORTLAND, OR
- Academicsgrade A minus
- Valuegrade A
- Diversitygrade A
- Campusgrade A minus
- Athleticsgrade A minus
- Party Scenegrade B
- Professorsgrade B+
- Locationgrade A
- Dormsgrade B+
- Campus Foodgrade B
- Student Lifegrade A
- Safetygrade B+
Here on The Bluff, you’ll learn to think deeply, question endlessly, and chart a course that’s entirely your own. As a comprehensive Catholic university grounded in the liberal arts, we believe in the transformational power of a whole-person education.
With the support of caring professors and advisors, you’ll challenge your assumptions, explore new ideas, and discover your potential through hands-on curriculum, small, collaborative classes, and a wealth of opportunities to gain critical field experience, from research and internships to service and study abroad.
When you graduate from UP, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge, values, and skills to meet the needs of the world, forge a meaningful career path, and lead a life with purpose.
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Most Popular Majors
- Nursing210 Graduates
- Biology124 Graduates
- Psychology60 Graduates
- Marketing54 Graduates
- Mechanical Engineering53 Graduates
- Computational and Applied Mathematics34 Graduates
- Civil Engineering31 Graduates
- Spanish Language and Literature30 Graduates
- Computer Science29 Graduates
- Elementary Education29 Graduates
Study Abroad Opportunities
University of Portland offers semester, summer, and year-long study abroad opportunities for all students, regardless of their major, beginning sophomore year. Our programs seek to provide inclusive access, academic excellence, measurable learning outcomes, and the highest standards of health and safety to diverse groups of students as they learn internationally.
- Mix of Online and on Campus0%
- On Campus100%
- Small and easy to get around on campus.56%
- Incredible community11%
- Just like high school7%