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About Sumner College

Sumner College is a private school in an urban setting in Portland, Oregon. Sumner College was founded in 1974 and enrolls 261 undergrads and no graduate students.

For each full-time student, Sumner College spends about $4,912. There are 15 Sumner College undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Sumner College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
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Tuition $27,180

2022 Sumner College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Sumner College Early Admission

Sumner College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Sumner College Acceptance Rate

Sumner College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2019.

Sumner College Waitlist

Sumner College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Sumner College?

Sumner College is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Sumner College, applicants must submit the following items.

Sumner College Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements Entrance exam
Transcript of High School Record

Sumner College Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Sumner College.

Is Sumner College Test Optional?

Sumner College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Sumner College

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Sumner College.

Financial Aid at Sumner College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Sumner College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Sumner College

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 78.8% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $47,000 a year.

Based on this information, how does Sumner College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Sumner College a good school for you?

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Where is Sumner College?

Sumner College is located in the urban setting of Portland, Oregon, less than an hour from Portland.

If you want to see Sumner College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take I-5, I-205, I-84 to Portland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Sumner College and Portland are like without leaving home.

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College Info

15115 SW Sequoia Parkway Suite 200 Portland, OR 97224

Campus Setting: Urban

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Wondering what life at Sumner College is like? There are approximately 261 students enrolled at Sumner College. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from OR and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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