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Warner Pacific University

Portland, OR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

About Warner Pacific University

Warner Pacific University Overview

Warner Pacific University is a private, religious school in the urban setting of Portland, Oregon. Warner Pacific University was founded in 1937 and the school now enrolls around 464 students a year, including 464 undergrads. Warner Pacific University offers housing for up to 301 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Warner Pacific University!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Interested in journalism or communications? Warner Pacific University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Warner Pacific University does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Warner Pacific University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Warner Pacific University on the Student Life page.

2022 Warner Pacific University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 51%
Tuition $19,280
Percent of Need Met 60%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,675

Is Warner Pacific University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Warner Pacific University offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Warner Pacific University

It is moderately difficult to get into Warner Pacific University. Warner Pacific University admitted 97% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 508 students applied to Warner Pacific University and 495 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Warner Pacific University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 62% of students who start at Warner Pacific University return for their second year of college. Warner Pacific Universityhas a six year graduation rate of 45 for undergrads. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Warner Pacific University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Warner Pacific University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Warner Pacific University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Warner Pacific University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Warner Pacific University meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $11,675 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $28,962 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Warner Pacific University.

Based on this information, does Warner Pacific University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Warner Pacific University a good school for you?

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Where is Warner Pacific University Located?

Warner Pacific University is located in the city of Portland, Oregon, less than an hour from Portland.

If you want to see Warner Pacific University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 205 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 Warner Pacific University and Portland are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2219 Southeast 68th Avenue Portland, OR 97215-4099

Campus Setting: Urban

Warner Pacific University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Warner Pacific University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Warner Pacific University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Warner Pacific University ACT Scores


ACT Range

15 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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20 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Warner Pacific University is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Warner Pacific University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Warner Pacific University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

430 - 530


Reading SAT Range

450 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

and Above




and Less


Warner Pacific University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Warner Pacific University is like? There are approximately 464 students enrolled at Warner Pacific University. 96% percent of students attend school full-time.


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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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