University of Portland

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,352
3.9% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$33,717
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.241%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
92.5%
10,122 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,793
90.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
79%
759 Graduates

About

University of Portland is a higher education institution located in Multnomah County, OR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Portland were Registered Nursing (364 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (98 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (54 degrees).

In 2022, 1,342 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Portland. 63% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (741 degrees), 3.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (189 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Portland is $51,352, which is $27,356 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Portland is $51,352, which is $27,356 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,717.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending University of Portland received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$51,352
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Portland was $51,352. The cost of tuition at University of Portland is $27,356 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$33,717
2022 Value
5.12%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Portland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,717. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Portland grew by 5.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,322
Room and Board
$750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Portland was of $12,322 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.08% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at University of Portland received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.241%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Portland was 0.241%, which represents 2 out of the 830 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Portland received 10,122 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16% annual growth. Out of those 10,122 applicants, 9,364 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,793 students enrolled at University of Portland in 2022. 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Portland has an overall enrollment yield of 8.68%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
9,364
Accepted Out of 10,122

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Portland was 92.5% (9,364 admissions from 10,122 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 81.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16%, while admissions declined by −4.23%..

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage (2022)
104
Scores Submitted (2022)

13% of enrolled first-time students at University of Portland in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Portland had a total enrollment of 3,793 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Portland is 3,425 students and the part-time enrollment is 368. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at University of Portland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Portland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46% White, 18.5% Asian, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Two or More Races, 2.24% Black or African American, 1.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Portland in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.5%), followed by White Male (15.1%) and Asian Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (31%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Asian Female (8.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Portland in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,793 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Portland is 3,425 and the part-time enrollment is 368. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at University of Portland are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Portland was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Portland had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,743 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    701 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    623 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Portland is 46% White, 18.5% Asian, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Two or More Races, 2.24% Black or African American, 1.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 62 students (1.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 350 more women than men received degrees from University of Portland. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Portland is white (741 degrees awarded). There were 3.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (189 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Portland is Registered Nursing (364 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (98 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (54 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Portland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (32 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), and Biology (98 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Portland are Software developers (509,593 people), Other managers (467,157 people), Physicians (443,134 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (356,854 people), and Postsecondary teachers (286,248 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Portland in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (32 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), Biology (98 degrees), History (15 degrees), and Math & Statistics (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Portland are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at University of Portland are Language & Linguistics (32 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), Biology (98 degrees), History (15 degrees), and Math & Statistics (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Portland are Computer Systems Design (588,724 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (585,257 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (562,569 people), Elementary & secondary schools (511,438 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (461,783 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Portland are Language & Linguistics (32 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), Biology (98 degrees), History (15 degrees), and Math & Statistics (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Portland.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 364 degrees awarded
  2. 98 degrees awarded
  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Portland was Registered Nursing with 364 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

496
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
846
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 496 degrees were awarded to men at University of Portland, which is 0.586 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (846).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at University of Portland in Mechanical Engineering, which is 3.15 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 328 degrees were awarded to men at University of Portland in Registered Nursing, which is 9.11 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 76% of students graduating from University of Portland completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 85% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Portland is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.84% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    741 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    189 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    163 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Portland is white (741 degrees awarded). There were 3.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (189 degrees).

6.41% of degree recipients (86 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    490 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    251 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Portland is white female (490 degrees awarded). There were 1.95 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (251 degrees).

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Operations

University of Portland has an endowment valued at nearly $299M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.52%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Portland had a total salary expenditure of 152M. University of Portland employs 82 Associate professors, 69 Instructors and 59 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Portland are Female Instructor (53), Female Assistant professor (44), and Male Associate professor (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Portland are: Service, with 81 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 80 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees.

Endowment

$299M
2022 Endowment
7.26%
decline from 2021

University of Portland has an endowment valued at about $299M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Portland declined 7.26% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $252M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.78M - Federal
  2. $240k - State
  3. $6k - Local

As of 2022, University of Portland received $7.78M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $240k from state grants and contracts, and $6k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$64.7M
2022 Salaries
6.05%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Portland paid a median of $64.7M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($152M) and a 6.05% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.9M
Instructional Salaries
283
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Portland paid a total of $24.9M to 283 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
82 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
81 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Portland were Associate professor with 82 employees, Instructor with 69 employees, and Assistant professor with 59 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Portland were Service with 81 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 80 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Portland was Female Instructor with 53 employees, Female Assistant professor with 44 employees, and Male Associate professor with 43 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Portland.

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