University of Portland requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at University of Portland, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. University of Portland accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Portland has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 81% of students who start college at University of Portland graduate within six years.
University of Portland offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Portland may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Portland has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of Portland directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Portland students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Portland.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of Portland does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at University of Portland
University of Portland offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ University of Portland offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Portland has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Portland offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Portland offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of Portland.
🟨 University of Portland does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Wilson M. Clark Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of Portland does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Portland have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Portland has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Portland include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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