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The University of Portland is a Catholic, Holy Cross university where we prepare inclusive and ethical leaders to respond to the needs of the world and its human family.

By The Numbers

An education from UP satisfies every bottom line.


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Your Never-Ending Curiosity Can Lead to Unimagined Places

Victor Rodriguez Valdovinos
“During my senior year, my capstone clinical immersion was in an ophthalmology outpatient eye surgery center. This experience gave me great training in pre- and post-operative patient care.”
Victor Rodriguez Valdovinos 2020 Nursing
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Samantha Rivas
“I knew I wanted to go to medical school and that mentorship during my undergrad years would be very important. That’s why I chose UP.”
Samantha Rivas 2020 Mathematics
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Julia Kimoto
“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.”
Julia Kimoto 2020 Civil Engineering
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Connor Heffernan
“At UP, I was able to focus on the political topics that fascinated me most and intern with two Oregon legislature election campaigns, all of which watered the roots of my public service career.”
Connor Heffernan 2022 Political Science, Economics
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Erin McConville
“I became interested in studying civil engineering because there are many opportunities to serve the public through public infrastructure projects.”
Erin McConville 2021 Civil Engineering
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Angel Dulay with research poster

UP Junior Angel Dulay Awarded Top Prize at National Diversity in STEM Conference

November 02, 2023

UP junior biology major Angel Dulay delivered the “Best Undergraduate Research Poster” in the Life Sciences – Genetics category at the 2023 Society of the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Diversity in STEM Conference. 

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Campus Aerial at Sunrise

A Community Statement on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

October 10, 2023

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