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US News West Best Regional College 2022-2023

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in the nation for student Fulbright Awards


consecutive years in the top ten for western regional universities


student-faculty ratio

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private university in Oregon for value, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance


student Fulbright Award recipients since 2001


nationally for study abroad participation among peer schools

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college in Oregon for value according to MONEY Magazine


student-run clubs


study abroad programs
Lydia Heye

Lydia Heye
Political Science, Class of 2019

"I knew that the University of Portland would be a place where I could grow academically, personally, and spiritually."

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Graham Foster

Graham Foster
Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2021

"The experiences that I had with sustainability at UP through different clubs, classes, and experiences has been really impactful on my way of thinking."

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Julia Kimoto

Julia Kimoto
Civil Engineering, Class of 2020

"UP is a great place to pursue anything you’re interested in. Whatever you’re passionate about, there are people around and tons of resources to help you pursue it."

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Hannah Baade

Hannah Baade
Economics, Sustainability, Class of 2018

"My education at UP prepared me to work hard and be fearless."

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