Apply as a First-Year Student

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Application Checklist and Timeline

We operate on a rolling admissions cycle and begin reviewing applications on September 1. This means that we will begin reviewing your application after all materials have been received. A decision may be made on your application as early as mid-October.

More about applying as a First-Year Student

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Are You Eligible for Transfer Credits?

There are a number of ways a student can transfer credit to UP. Taking AP, IB, Running Start, dual or concurrent enrollment classes? See how UP will award credit. 

Learn about Transfer Credits

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

We offer merit-based aid and need-based aid in addition to scholarships in music, theater, athletics, and ROTC. Students do not apply for a merit scholarship; they are automatically awarded to those who qualify. They may range from $13,000-$26,000 annually.

More about Scholarships and Financial Aid

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Honors Program

Any accepted first-year students may apply to this program which includes honors core courses, focused work in a student's major, a faculty mentor, and special emphases on study abroad, research, service opportunities, and more. Incoming honors students last year had an average 3.92 unweighted GPA and SAT score of 1420.

Learn about the Honors Program

Questions?
503.943.7147, admissions@up.edu

Office of Admissions is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.