University of Portland Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Portland
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into University of Portland and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,745 out of 11,137 applicants were admitted making University of Portland a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 28 percent. University of Portland typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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University of Portland SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT70%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1380|
|Average SAT Score||1300|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Portland?
University of Portland typically requires applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1120. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1300 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1380 and Above||Good||>80%|
|1295 to 1380||Avg +||70%-80%|
|1210 to 1295||Avg -||58%-70%|
|1125 to 1210||Reach||45%-58%|
|Less than 1125||Low||<45%|
University of Portland ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT54%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Portland?
Admission data indicates that University of Portland regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Portland.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>80%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||70%-80%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||58%-70%|
|20 to 23||Reach||45%-58%|
|Less than 20||Low||<45%|
Avg. High School GPA3.63
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Portland. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Portland was 3.63 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Portland accepts 70% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||25%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||3%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
70% of University of Portland freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||37%|
|Top 25% of class||70%|
|Top 50% of class||94%|
|Bottom 50% of class||6%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||15%||13%|
Applications are DueFeb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply73
Applicants have 73 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Portland before the Feb 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Portland and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209825 IPEDS survey data for University of Portland.