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.
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.
Micah from Gig Harbor, WA
Everyone on campus is there to help you succeed and feel at home. The atmosphere is comforting and energetic. The courses all intersect at some point and this allows students to make connections and learn as much as possible through the courses.