Location
Portland, OR
Undergrads
23,397
Tuition (in-state)
$22,863 ($7,653)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 1494 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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5 College Junior

Athletics: A lot of fans and students are very supportive of most all sports on campus, obviously some more than others. Sports is a big part of the school.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: I feel safe on campus during the day while I'm there. At night I would be a bit skeptical. Not sure how much security there is at night, but the more the better I would suspect, because campus is downtown Portland. Lot's of homeless and can get kind of scary.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: It's hard to tell most of the time if they are gay or not. It doesn't matter. I don't have a problem with it and I don't know of anyone else that does. They are very accepted.

4 College Junior

Diversity: Anything and anyone goes at Portland. Very diverse and pretty much all accepted. If you don't like something or someone, people just ignore and move on.

4 College Junior

Facilities: Has a lot of variety and space and accommodations and room for everyone.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Portland has a variety of different restaurants, so you can find any kind of food, if you know where to look. You have to kind of know the area or have a map. Sometimes a little costly.

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Portland has a lot to offer, but the safety is lacking. Also the parking sucks. The worst. Lots to do tho as far as shopping, sports, parks, etc.

1 College Junior

Scholarships: By the time I got signed up for classes and got in touch with financial aid, I missed the FAFSA deadline by one day for the summer classes. I thought 2014-15 worked for summer, but it didn't. So now I have NO aid for summer. Not sure what I'm going to do. Financial Aid Office told me to contact tuition dept and ask to make payments. When I did that, they told me no such thing.

3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: I don't hang out at school after class, so it's not an issue with me.

4 College Junior

Campus Dining: Like I said, I'm new, but there is a variety of vegetarian options, which I am, so that's nice. More options than other schools I've been to.

3 College Junior

Nightlife: I'm new to the school, so haven't experienced a lot of partying, but it seems like a fun place and can't wait to find out.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Just beginning classes, so seem okay. A lot of info in a short time. Professors are great. Dealing with the school overall to sign up and financial aid has been a nightmare.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I was accepted into the Teaching the Visually Impaired program, and it took forever to get accepted; hence my problems with getting financial aid and class sign-ups on time, etc.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Lots to choose from. Lots of healthy options.. I mean come on, its Portland.

4 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Im dating a biology major, and couldn't ask for anything better.

College Senior

Campus Housing: I don't live on campus.

College Senior

Greek Life: Dont know much about it honestly.

4 College Senior

Facilities: Its an urban environment, and the school has a lot of history. There is always something to do, if your up for a bike ride, hike, marathon, or a beer run... Maybe even a naked bicycle parade or two.

4 College Senior

Facilities: The training facilities are great. The classrooms are wonderful. The science buildings are superb.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Expensive within a five mile radius, once you get past that, you can find an affordable renting space.

4 College Senior

Diversity: SO much diversity. Great place to grow.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: A bit rough at times when I get overloaded through procrastination, but if you want it bad enough, you'll end up pulling out a good grade.

4 College Senior

Scholarships: The staff make it. Vicki is a miracle worker.

4 College Senior

Majors: Its pretty straight forward. Just be interested and want to learn.

4 College Senior

Majors: I love my field of study and would do it over and over again until my eyes grew trees.

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