|Admission Standards||Very High|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into University of Portland and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,923 out of 11,641 applicants were admitted making University of Portland an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming 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 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Portland is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1250|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Portland?
University of Portland typically prefers 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>85%|
|1250 to 1350||Avg +||77%-85%|
|1150 to 1250||Avg -||66%-77%|
|1050 to 1150||Reach||54%-66%|
|Less than 1050||Low||<54%|
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|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||31|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
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. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Portland.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>85%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||77%-85%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||66%-77%|
|20 to 23||Reach||54%-66%|
|Less than 20||Low||<54%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Portland?
Applicants require 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 grades are above the average 3.63 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Portland accepts 77% of all applicants.
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||11%||13%||11%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Portland is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Portland and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor 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.
76% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Portland. 44% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
77% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Portland. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1150 and 1350. 76% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 29. 44% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.