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Academic Rigor
4.2391
Dorm Life
3.8378
Food and Dining
3.9429
Bang for the buck
3.5000
Clubs and Activities
3.8947
Greek Life
1.0000
Campus Safety
4.5909
Most Helpful Review for University of Portland
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Rosemary from Las Vegas, NV
  • 18 out of 18 people found this review helpful

I can honestly say that I have never felt so well taken care of academically. All of the teachers here are dedicated to their job and to the students. They go out of their way to make sure that every student is keeping up with the material. The class sizes are small enough that you become friends with your professor. You get to know them, they get to know you. You form a relationship based not only on learning, but on interaction.

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  • Sascha from Portland, OR
  • May-16-2014 I am a current student here

    All of the faculty is there to help you succeed. The wifi is spotty at best (especially around finals), so bring a USB stick ALWAYS. A welcoming, pleasant group of people on this campus.

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

    UP is a thriving community in which the academic and extra-curricular opportunities available foster your intellectual, mental, and spiritual growth. Its core values are Teaching and Learning, Faith and Formation, and Service and Leadership and the faculty, staff, and students truly embody these values. The Business, Nursing, and Engineering schools are heralded as the best in the region.

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  • Elana from Portland, OR
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Small school in all the right ways. Intimate class settings make it easy to stay engaged. High quality of professors in all fields of learning.

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

    University of Portland is the friendly, and while it is progressing - having just added gender identity to the nondiscrimination policy - it has a long way to go. It is the small conservative pocket in the largely liberal city of Portland, but it's still not as conservative as other private institutions.

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

    An amazing school with a beautiful Campus, University of Portland overlooks downtown and provides a great sense of community. The people are all very nice and it is not surprising when the person in front of you holds the door open or says hello. The small teacher to student ratio also allows for individual attention and makes it easy to succeed.

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  • Brooke from Gresham, OR
  • Nov-25-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I absolutely love the green campus and all the outdoor activities that are available. It is nice that i can look over the bluff and see the water. I get all of this while only being 15 minutes away from the city!

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

    I would give UP an A+! The professors here are extremely helpful and love to be teaching. The students are extremely friendly and very open to making new friends.

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

    Academically, the school is very challenging, especially major-specific classes. Professors are genuinely interested in helping their students succeed and have always been very beneficial when approached. The campus is beautiful and full of opportunities with many types of clubs and organizations.

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

    Great for students who want a hands-on learning experience. Expect small class sizes, a beautiful campus, and rowdy soccer games! An awesome school all around.

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