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Applying as an Exchange Student

Students nominated to University of Portland through an approved exchange partner program should submit a Transfer Application and plan to attend the University in J-1 Exchange Visitor visa status. Read on to learn more about the steps to apply as a short-term exchange student.

Checklist for Exchange Students

Mailing address for application documents:

International Student Services
University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd 
Portland, OR 97203

Application documents may also be emailed from exchange partner universities to International Student Services at:


Application Deadlines

April 1
Fall Semester applications due (classes held late-August through mid-December)
October 15
Spring Semester applications due (classes held mid-January through early-May)
Academic Calendar

Exchange Student Resources

Questions? | 503.943.7367

The Office of International Student Services is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.