University of Portland

5000 N Willamette Boulevard
Portland OR 97203

Situated on a bluff overlooking Portland the University of Portland is an independently governed Catholic university guided by the Congregation of Holy Cross and offers studies of the arts sciences and humanities in majors and professional programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For over 20 consecutive years UP has been ranked among the Top 10 western regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report. With around 3600 undergraduate students its most popular majors are Nursing Biology and Mechanical Engineering.  The university features small class settings (14:1 student-faculty ratio). Its 11 new or renovated campus facilities include the new Beauchamp Recreation & Wellness Center the library a state-of-the-art engineering hall two new dormitories and a remodeled and expanded dining facility.  More than half of 37000 alumni reside in the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area.