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Academics
Undergraduate degree Bachelor of Arts
Number of majors 29
Academic calendar Two 15-week semesters and summer session 
Faculty-student ratio 1 to 12
Average class size 17
(88% of classes have 29 or fewer students)
Faculty
Full-time faculty                         153
(93% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or highest degree in field)
Full-time female faculty 80
Graduate assistants  0
National Recognition
Location
  • Campus on 137 acres in a wooded, residential area six miles from downtown Portland, Oregon (metropolitan area population 2 million)
  • Pacific Ocean 80 miles to the west
  • Mount Hood and the Cascade Mountains 50 miles to the east
Enrollment: Fall 2015
  • College of Arts and Sciences: 2,209 (visiting/non-degree students: 124)
  • Graduate School of Education and Counseling: 703
  • School of Law: 614
Geographic Distribution (College of Arts and Sciences)

California: 29% Oregon: 21% International students (including dual citizens): 9% Mountain states: 9% Northeast: 8% Washington: 8% Midwest: 7% Southwest: 5% Alaska and Hawaii: 3% Southeast: 2% U.S. students abroad: 1%

Countries represented: 76

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Student Honors, 1999-2014

Fulbright Scholarships (65), Gates Cambridge Scholarship (1), Goldwater Scholarships (21), Hertz Foundation Fellowship (1), Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship (1), Madison Fellowship (1), Mellon Fellowship (1), National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (23), NCAA Post-graduate Scholarships (2), Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow (1), Rhodes Scholarship (1), Truman Scholarships (9), Udall Scholarships (6)

First-Year Class Profile 2015-2016: Class of 2019
  • 7,370 students applied
  • 654 students enrolled*
  • 73% from public high schools, 27% private
  • 78% in top quarter of graduating class
  • 23% US students of color

Ranges for middle 50% of class:

  • GPA 3.6-4.2
  • SAT 1800-2050
  • SAT 1210-1360 (CR+M only)
  • ACT 27-31

* In addition, approximately 75 transfer students enroll each year.

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