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University of Portland Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

61.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Portland
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into University of Portland? The school has a 61% acceptance rate. Last year, 7,304 out of 11,911 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 32 percent. University of Portland typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

61% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1150-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
100%
SAT Scores for University of Portland
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1150
SAT Scores for University of Portland
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1360
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 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1045. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1255 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 100 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Portland admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >73%
1255 to 1360 Avg + 61%-73%
1150 to 1255 Avg - 48%-61%
1045 to 1150 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 1045 Low <35%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for University of Portland
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for University of Portland
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.63
Typical High School Grades
B+

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Portland accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Portland students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 45% Good
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

Admission Statistics

University of Portland admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,871 4,040 11,911
Accepted 4,795 2,509 7,304
Acceptance Rate 61% 62% 61%
Enrolled 592 369 961
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 15% 13%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
46

Applicants have 46 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Portland and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Portland Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Portland
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.