Welcome! We are so excited that you are interested in finding out more information about University of Portland.

University of Portland prepares you for a successful and meaningful career in one of our academic programs. UP graduates are creative, effective leaders and ethical decision makers sought by the nation's top companies and graduate schools.

UP is known as one of the top ten universities in the West, ranked second in the 2021 US News and World Report rankings. With a focus on educating hearts and minds, University of Portland helps students to lead both successful personal and professional lives.

Meghan Powers

Meghan Powers - Class of 2021
Organizational Communication & Social Justice

"From the moment I walked on campus I could feel the welcoming community energy I desired in a University! "

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Maggie Loft

Maggie Loft - Class of 2021
Secondary Education & History

"I chose UP because as soon as I visited campus I was able to tell how strong the sense of community was here. I knew I would be welcomed and supported, and the small class sizes meant I would get to have these strong relationships not only with my peers but with my professors as well."

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Danny Politoski

Danny Politoski - Class of 2021
Economics & Environmental Science

"UP has the perfect combination of location, small class sizes, and a beautiful campus with lots of green space."

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Camryn Hagihara

Camryn Hagihara - Class of 2021

"I enrolled at UP because I loved the feel of campus; the warm, welcoming feel of the students and the size of campus and the classes made me confident that I would be able to make friends and be successful academically. "

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