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University of Portland Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 105 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

61% Women
39% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Independent Pacific Northwest Region

  • Cross Country/Track

West Coast Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $102,024)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $66,434)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 53 50 - -
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 14 14 - -
Golf 9 7 - -
Soccer 24 26 - -
Tennis 12 8 - -
Volleyball - 13 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.5%
Hispanic 4.9%
Non-resident alien 5.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10.8%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 65.9%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 9
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jan from Pasadena, CA
  • 4
  • Although this review will be based on stereotypes, this is the culture around the dorms our school has created (and sometimes it can be pretty accurate). We have two all…

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  • Kyla from Carmichael, CA
  • 4
  • There are several dorms on campus. The dorm directors really try to make sure that you can interact with other dorms so you can meet new people. Some dorms have…

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  • Lyndsey from Pearl City, HI
  • 3
  • The east quad is the most active and fun quad. The buildings are a little old, although some are being remodeled and we have one completely new building. The conditions…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Hayley from Fullerton, CA
  • I am a past student here

    Bon Appetit is the only food provider for the entire campus. That being said food can get pretty routine around, I recommend doing a balance of shopping at Mack's/Freddie's and eating at the commons/the anchor to ensure that you don't get tired of the food. The food eating experience isn't buffet style, so your points work like money. There is also really good restaurants nearby (20-30 minute walk) and some even do take out so that is also an option when the food gets mundane.

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  • 3
  • Adam from The San Fransisco Bay Area
  • I am a current student here

    While initially the food is pretty good, you will get tired over the lack of food diversity. There are three main places to eat. The Pilot House serves burgers, chicken, salads and occasionally some other meals. The Anchor serves custom Sandwiches. The Commons serve the widest variety of food including pizza, pasta, burgers, grilled cheese, salads, sandwiches, global dishes, and some more food. You can also get food from the on campus grocer "Mack's Market'. Mack's Market is way over priced, even compared to all of the other overpriced food on campus.

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  • 4
  • Emma from Portland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    Extremely healthy and organic, the food is all sourced from farms within a 50-mile radius of the campus. The food is really tasty and beautifully displayed but remains over-priced. Also, because all of the food is organic occasionally a bug will appear in someone's salad.

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  • 5
  • Girl from California
  • I am a current student here

    I have a strange diet and that isn't always met, so I shop at Mack's market frequently! It's full of organic, gluten-free and locally grown foods. Portland styled! But on the weekends the Commons has extended brunch hours so I always meet up for a waffle or two with a small group of friend's every Saturday and Sunday. There's a lot of space for any number of group, big and small.

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  • 3
  • CR
  • I am a current student here

    The food isn't bad, and is generally almost all locally grown/made. But there isn't always as much variety as I'd like, and it messes with your stomach sometimes.

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  • 3
  • Sascha from Portland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    Ah, Bon Appetit.... put it this way. Generally, the food is pretty good, though they have some off days. My major gripe is that the food comes at restaurant prices, and as a college student, I have a really hard time affording that.

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  • 4
  • Jan from Pasadena, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Bon Appetite is the catering company for our school. They contracted with the city not to allow any other food establishments within a one mile radius of our school. Don't let that stop you from exploring off campus options though. Mio Sushi, Thai Ginger, Cha! Cha! Cha!, and East Side Deli are some of the more popular places close to campus. The on campus food in the cove and the commons can get kind of boring since it's the same stuff every week, but the commons has done a really good job of trying to mix things up once in a while this year. Pizza, salad, soups, and burgers are the staples that never change in the commons. We have stations called carve, global, and bowls that serve different things every week. The carve usually serves things like rotisserie chicken or meatloaf and mashed potatoes (not to mention the mac&cheese which is the best!). Global serves anything from thai to indian to french. Bowls involves the ever popular taqueria, Mediterranean, and even Hawaiian food options! Serving sizes are huge and I did actually gain the freshman 15...

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  • 3
  • Lydia
  • I am a current student here

    Bon App tries to give variety and good food... but it can be tough to find good, healthy options. But the general manager is pretty flexible and tries to accommodate when people ask him for specific things. There's some gluten free options. The staff is pretty nice - as long as you're nice to them.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Girl from California
  • I am a current student here

    We are a school without frats, but there are parties still. Even if there isn't, get a small group of friends together and make your own. There are so many people you can connect with, without feeling drowned by a huge population of students.

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  • 0
  • Sky from Portland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    There is no greek life on campus, but you would think some of the dorms could be fraternities or sororities with the amount of spirit they have.

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