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University of Portland Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
3,257
Total Undergrads
Including 105 Part-time
888
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

61% Women
39% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-AAA

West Coast Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball

Independent Pacific Northwest Region

  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

6
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $102,024)
6
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $66,434)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 53 50 - -
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 14 14 - -
Golf 9 7 - -
Soccer 24 26 - -
Tennis 12 8 - -
Volleyball - 13 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.5%
Hispanic 4.9%
Non-resident alien 5.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10.8%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 65.9%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 9
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kyla from Carmichael, CA
  • 4
  • There are several dorms on campus. The dorm directors really try to make sure that you can interact with other dorms so you can meet new people. Some dorms have…

  • Jan-06-2012 Read More
  • Lyndsey from Pearl City, HI
  • 3
  • The east quad is the most active and fun quad. The buildings are a little old, although some are being remodeled and we have one completely new building. The conditions…

  • Aug-11-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Sascha from Portland, OR
  • May-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Ah, Bon Appetit.... put it this way. Generally, the food is pretty good, though they have some off days. My major gripe is that the food comes at restaurant prices, and as a college student, I have a really hard time affording that.

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  • 4
  • Jan from Pasadena, CA
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Bon Appetite is the catering company for our school. They contracted with the city not to allow any other food establishments within a one mile radius of our school. Don't let that stop you from exploring off campus options though. Mio Sushi, Thai Ginger, Cha! Cha! Cha!, and East Side Deli are some of the more popular places close to campus. The on campus food in the cove and the commons can get kind of boring since it's the same stuff every week, but the commons has done a really good job of trying to mix things up once in a while this year. Pizza, salad, soups, and burgers are the staples that never change in the commons. We have stations called carve, global, and bowls that serve different things every week. The carve usually serves things like rotisserie chicken or meatloaf and mashed potatoes (not to mention the mac&cheese which is the best!). Global serves anything from thai to indian to french. Bowls involves the ever popular taqueria, Mediterranean, and even Hawaiian food options! Serving sizes are huge and I did actually gain the freshman 15...

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  • 3
  • Lydia
  • Feb-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Bon App tries to give variety and good food... but it can be tough to find good, healthy options. But the general manager is pretty flexible and tries to accommodate when people ask him for specific things. There's some gluten free options. The staff is pretty nice - as long as you're nice to them.

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  • 5
  • Madison from Helena, MT
  • Jan-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Our dining hall, the commons, is an amazing place to catch up and talk with friends or curl up next to the fireplace and study. The food is delicious, because a lot of it is locally grown. We have multiple starbucks on campus that you can use your meal points to pay for as well as a sushi chef for lunches.

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  • 5
  • Vanessa from Springfield, OH
  • Dec-03-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is the absolute best thing about Portland! Bon Appetit, who runs our Commons and The Cove (and hires student workers), know EXACTLY what they're doing culinary wise. I am never bored with my choices and there is always something new to try and something classic to fall back on.

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  • 4
  • Matthew from Renton, WA
  • Oct-16-2013 I am a current student here

    The food here is delicious and there are two different places that you can get food to eat to put some variety in your diet. Other than that though the food doesn't change much so certain foods get old after a while but is still good for college food.

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  • 4
  • Chase from Honolulu, HI
  • Oct-01-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I read through all the reviews. They all basically said that the food was good, but expensive. When I visited, I didn't get a chance to try the food. However, it sounded really good and I know they have a Bon Apetit in their cafeteria.

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  • 4
  • Veronika from Portland, OR
  • Jul-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Once again, I live off campus and usually bring my own meals. However, I have eaten on campus from time to time and have always liked what I got. The cafeteria is committed to local, organic, environmentally-friendly choices and tries to offer as much variety as possible. There is even a sushi bar now.

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  • 4
  • Sky from Portland, OR
  • Jul-23-2013 I am a current student here

    The catering done here at UP is phenomenal. The food is organic and fresh, and the prices are cheap, especially if you have a meal plan. The service is excellent, and they are accomadating to the time constraints of the normal college student.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sky from Portland, OR
  • Jul-23-2013 I am a current student here

    There is no greek life on campus, but you would think some of the dorms could be fraternities or sororities with the amount of spirit they have.

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