University of Portland (UP)

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University of Portland can be found in Portland, OR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around four thousand students enrolled per year at University of Portland.

A large majority of students at UP scored between 1090 (25th percentile) to 1300 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. Approximately 70 percent of all students which applied were admitted at University of Portland, and from those that were granted acceptance around 13 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UP Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Portland was reported as 66.8% in Fall 2013 with over 9,520 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Portland has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.6%
  • 2010-2011: 65.0%
  • 2011-2012: 63.7%
  • 2012-2013: 66.5%
  • 2013-2014: 66.8%
  • Projected UP Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 66.5%

How Does UP Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Portland is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pacific Northwest College of Art64.7%
Reed College48.5%
Lewis & Clark College62.9%
Warner Pacific College52.7%
Pacific University86.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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