- Private colleges considered in Oregon: 15
- University of Portland statistics
- 40-year net present value: $1,172,000
- 10-year net present value: $70,000
- Graduation rate: 82%
- Median debt: $20,662
University of Portland, a private Catholic university in Portland, Oregon, is known for its college of arts and sciences, graduate school, and professional schools that specialize in business, education, engineering, and nursing. The most popular majors are nursing, biology, marketing, finance, and education. According to PayScale, the average early career salary for graduates is $61,300 and students go on to careers in mechanical engineering, financial analysis, software engineering, and marketing.