Academic Opportunities at University of Portland.
At University of Portland, there are 42 majors, 28 minors and over 1,300 courses to choose from – you'll find an array of academic programs. UP is the only university in Oregon to offer a College of Arts and Sciences; Schools of Business, Education, and Nursing; and a Graduate School. You'll have the opportunity to work on research projects with professors; develop leadership skills through entrepreneurial programs; and expand your worldview by studying abroad. You'll be provided connections with schools and clinics, labs and research opportunities, as well as businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. UP has been named #1 in Oregon for the most return on investment in 2011 and 2012, by Bloomberg Businessweek. No matter what major or career path you choose, you will be part of a select group of students who want to make a difference.