University of Portland

Portland, OR

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,565
Graduate Enrollment: 444
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 81.19%

Male/Female: 37% / 63% (2017)

First generation college students: 17.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2010)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,287
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1165 - 1360

2022 Median Admit ACT: 29
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 26 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 85.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 75.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 63.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 52.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 48.6%
Black: 2.0%
Hispanic: 14.8%
Asian: 19.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1.3%
2+ races: 9.0%
Non-resident alien: 2.7%
Unknown race: 1.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $65,498
In-State tuition: $49,864
Out-of-State tuition: $49,864

Estimated books and supplies: $750 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,608 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,454 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,036 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,454 (2022)

Average Family Income: $112,545 (2017)
Median Family Income: $90,443 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 15.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 38.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,370 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $227 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $26,237
$30k-48k $27,570
$48k-75k $30,480
$75k-110k $39,095
$110k+ $40,466

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 74%
6-year graduation rate: 81%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,370 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,387 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $18,950 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 87.2% (2015)
@3 year 90.9% (2017)
@5 year 92.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 74.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 74.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $56,167 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $70,581 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 20 $22,875 $237
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 2
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 3
Master's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 27 $22,900 $243 $27,972 ($2,331)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 54 $22,494 $235 $27,015 ($2,251) $47,168 ($3,931)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 15 $22,757 ($1,896)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 25 $24,250 $257 $21,017 ($1,751)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 7
Bachelor's Degree Music. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 208 $28,750 $286 $87,228 ($7,269) $91,757 ($7,646)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 47 $504 $81,416 ($6,785) $94,413 ($7,868)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 25 $24,020 $255 $59,683 ($4,974) $69,967 ($5,831)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 6
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 3
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 44 $23,500 $254 $54,481 ($4,540) $77,607 ($6,467)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 7
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 53 $22,821 $241 $33,632 ($2,803) $50,773 ($4,231)
Bachelor's Degree History. 13
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 34 $22,590 $239 $76,612 ($6,384) $116,906 ($9,742)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 10
Master's Degree Education, General. 86 $425 $49,559 ($4,130) $51,536 ($4,295)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, General. 1
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 9
First Professional Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 25 $27,000 $286 $38,550 ($3,213) $52,469 ($4,372)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 16
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 5
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 25 $23,250 $246 $66,689 ($5,557) $77,678 ($6,473)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 23 $20,875 $221 $76,222 ($6,352) $83,640 ($6,970)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 71 $23,681 $251 $67,154 ($5,596) $82,138 ($6,845)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 39 $23,499 $244 $36,948 ($3,079) $47,336 ($3,945)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 21 $20,057 $212 $31,903 ($2,659) $50,756 ($4,230)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 103 $22,846 $239 $29,035 ($2,420) $41,041 ($3,420)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 24 $69,299 ($5,775) $70,375 ($5,865)
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 34 $20,810 $221 $54,332 ($4,528)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 14
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 15 $38,858 ($3,238)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 31 $20,828 $186 $32,961 ($2,747) $61,776 ($5,148)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $83,673
Full time faculty: 53%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $217,584,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $322,406,000 (2022)