If you are thinking about applying to University of Portland, the regular decision application deadline is January 15 and the fee for the application is $50.
Students who submit their applications to University of Portland for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.
Here's an overiew of some of University of Portland's admissions stats.
|University of Portland 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Mean SAT Score||1245|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||18%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||10%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Portland.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
University of Portland may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with University of Portland directly for more information about early applications.
➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into University of Portland.
In 2021, University of Portland accepted 81% of all applicants, approximately 9,778 of the 12,044 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Portland, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing, computer, engineering programs is program very difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
In 2022, University of Portland waitlisted 1,328 students and 566 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 54 eventually received an admissions offer.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
Wondering what factors are considered by University of Portland during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with University of Portland for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Portland, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with University of Portland's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Portland have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of Portland considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Portland does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 18% of University of Portland's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
The mean composite SAT score for a University of Portland student is 1245.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Portland students scored 670 or higher and 75% of students scored 590 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Portland students scored 690 or higher, and 75% scored a 590 or higher.
To be most competitive at University of Portland, you should strive to earn between 26 and 31 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Portland's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.
A 26 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Portland students. Only one out of every four students scored below 26.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Portland. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Portland during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Portland?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Portland.
Does University of Portland accept transfer credits?
✅ University of Portland accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does University of Portland accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of Portland accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Portland?
✅ University of Portland is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Portland's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for University of Portland is 81%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Portland?
🟨 University of Portland may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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How hard is it to get into University of Portland? University of Portland is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Portland acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Portland is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Portland is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
31 and Above
26 to 31
26 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Portland is 26. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Portland. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Portland, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.66. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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