College of Arts and Sciences (Undergrad)


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$29,400 $54,400
  • The average scholarship award is $25,000


4 Years


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List of Programs

  1. Arts Administration, BS
  2. Biochemistry, BS
  3. Biology, BA
  4. Biology, BS
  5. Chemistry, BS
  6. Communication, BA
  7. Economics, BA
  8. English, BA
  9. Environmental Ethics and Policy, BA
  10. Environmental Science, BS
  11. French Studies, BA
  12. Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, BA
  13. General Studies, BA
  14. General Studies, BS
  15. History, BA
  16. Mathematics, Applied, BS
  17. Mathematics, BA
  18. Mathematics, BS
  19. Music, BA
  20. Organizational Communication, BS
  21. Philosophy, BA
  22. Physics, BA
  23. Physics, BS
  24. Political Science & Global Affairs, BA
  25. Psychology, BA
  26. Social Work, BA
  27. Sociology, BA
  28. Spanish, BA
  29. Theater, BA
  30. Theology, BA


Academic Requirements

  • Recommended Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Official secondary school records

Additional requirements

  • Essay

English Tests Requirements





Duolingo English test


About Faculty

The College of Arts and Sciences is the oldest and largest school at University of Portland offering 30 majors and 29 minors in the humanities, natural sciences, performing arts, social sciences, and interdisciplinary fields. An education in the arts and sciences give you the flexibility to pursue a wide range of careers –even careers of the future that do not currently exist! You’ll learn to think critically, communicate persuasively, and act ethically while gaining a solid foundation for your future.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Portland

A Hands-On Curriculum That Drives Discovery

At University of Portland, every academic program is rooted in a liberal arts core curriculum that allows you to test out your intellectual interests, change direction, or combine fields of study to create a route that’s right for you. Our core curriculum is designed to enrich all majors with subjects that have stood the test of time.

Faith and Inclusivity are Interwoven Throughout Our Community.

UP welcomes people of all faiths and encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to their education. From your core classes to events with thought-provoking artists and speakers, you’ll learn to engage constructively with diverse people and ideas and develop a greater understanding of the roles religion,

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Portland

  • #2 in Regional Universities West U.S. News & World Report, 2024
  • Best Colleges in America Money Magazine, 2023
  • UP was ranked #1 in the nation as top producer of Fulbright U.S. students among master’s level institutions.
  • For nine consecutive years, UP has been the top Oregon school in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance annual ranking of best values in private universities.

Student Accommodation at University of Portland

  • Housing: $15,600
  • Dining: $6,200

Living on campus, in one of our residence halls, connects you to the vibrant life of the University. The close-knit, supportive residence hall community offers students a place to live and work that distinctly enhances their college experience by putting them at the center of everything: classes and labs, the library, recreational facilities, campus ministry, volunteer service opportunities, and more.


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