Established by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1891, the University of Portland is a private institution located in Oregon. The university maintains its affiliation with the Roman Catholic Church and provides students with spiritual retreats, weekly Mass, and faith sharing communities. UP is highly ranked on several lists, including #6 in Regional Universities West by U.S. News & World Report. It is a “more selective” university with the most popular majors being nursing, biology, psychology, and computational and applied mathematics.
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.
Jan from Pasadena, CA
The University of Portland is a lovely small school. It is religious, however it isn't oppressively religious. The professors are competent as well as helpful, a few are downright hysterical.