Student Life

10/02/2020: Campus residence halls will reopen on a limited basis for Spring Semester. Read the message from the president for details and for more information about the Spring 2021 calendar.

8/20/2020: Until further notice, the campus is open only to current faculty, staff, and students. More information at

Students, faculty, and staff: Please check your email frequently for additional updates.

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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
Matthew Mun

Matthew Mun
Marketing, Class of 2015

"Coming from a small school in Hawai’i, I liked the size of UP and the community made me feel at home."

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Peter Chamberlain

Peter Chamberlain
Mechanical Engineering, Music minor, Class of 2014

"I took advantage of every opportunity that was available at UP."

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Alex Quackenbush Bartlett

Alex Quackenbush Bartlett
Mathematics and Biology, Class of 2015

"If you are interested in learning and growing, the UP faculty are here to support you."

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Molly Steiner

Molly Steiner
Elementary Education & Spanish, Class of 2018

"I’m continually drawing on the skills I gained during my four years."

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Walter Thompson-Hernández

Walter Thompson-Hernández
Political Science, Class of 2009

"The size of campus really fostered an intimate feeling of community."

Learn more about Walter Thompson-Hernández