University of Portland prepares you for a successful and meaningful career in one of our many 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.  With a focus on educating hearts and minds, University of Portland helps students to lead both successful personal and professional lives.


Fr. Mark Poorman

Fr. Mark Poorman, President

"What I would emphasize most of all about the University is its attention to the student as an individual person. Here you will know your professors and classmates, and they will know you."

A Letter from Fr. Poorman

The University of Portland does not discriminate in its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation. The University expressly reserves its rights and obligations to maintain its commitment to its Catholic identity and the doctrines of the Catholic Church.  


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