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University of Portland Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$55,922 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,844 tuition
$12,394 on campus room & board
$864 books and supplies
$820 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$55,922 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,844 tuition
$12,394 on campus room & board
$864 books and supplies
$820 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$19,512 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
24% get federal aid ($4,383 avg)
9% get state aid ($1,996 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($19,512 avg)
53% get loans ($6,321 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.44% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.44% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $20,758 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,383 24%
Pell Grants $3,906 23%
Other Federal Grants $2,208 5%
Institution Grant Aid $19,512 97%
State Grant Aid $1,996 9%
Student Loans $6,321 53%
Federal Loans $5,274 52%
Other Loans $14,417 4%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 - $2,000 R R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Portland offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
5000 N Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203-5798
(503) 943-8000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Emma from Portland, OR
  • Dec-26-2015 I am a current student here

    This is a great school to go to before grad school because you will absolutely form lasting relationships with your professors that often develop into mentorships. The small class sizes really help you delve into topics because asking a question in front of 12 people isn't as scary as asking a question in front of 300 people.

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  • Girl from California
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    There are so many grants and scholarships available for incoming students and more possibilities as your stay extends. The tuition is honestly worth it. There's a Writing Center to help you during your writing process for almost every major available, there's also math tutors and science tutors, too. And because your professors care so much about your success, the teacher-student wall in classrooms break. The class sizes are intimate and I think that honestly helps with the new requirements for college classes. Plus! the people are so nice and the campus is so beautiful! You won't regret it!

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  • 3
  • Jan from Pasadena, CA
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    UP is a pricey school and tuition does raise every year. That being said, it also offers financial aid to 95% of the students. I am luckily one of those students and if it wasn't for the financial aid I know I, along with many of my friends, would not be able to attend this school. Nonetheless, I do think it is worth it. I love the faculty here and they really care about you. I also do think I am learning a lot both academically and personally.

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

    At almost $50,000, UP is good, but not great. They give out great scholarships to those who deserve and need them. However, for more than $7,000 less, I will get the same treatment and schooling at a university closer to home.

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