University of Portland Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Portland ranks better than 65% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Portland ranks better than only 38% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Portland

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Portland's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at University of Portland to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bachelor's Degrees

University of Portland ranks higher than 65% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 83% $23,250 $56,415 83%
Area Studies 30% Not Reported $29,685 30%
Biology, General 11% $25,480 $22,455 11%
Chemistry 28% $25,979 $33,993 28%
Civil Engineering 44% $27,000 $60,523 44%
Communication and Media Studies 31% $25,125 $30,409 31%
Computer Science 67% $22,000 $76,460 67%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 73% $25,563 $75,832 73%
English Language and Literature, General 75% $26,000 $33,281 75%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 25% Not Reported $35,060 25%
Finance and Financial Management Services 67% Not Reported $55,061 67%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 62% $24,682 $57,318 62%
Marketing 67% $20,500 $45,305 67%
Mathematics 42% Not Reported $43,798 42%
Mechanical Engineering 59% $26,990 $66,897 59%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 55% Not Reported $33,993 55%
Political Science and Government 21% $19,500 $29,685 21%
Psychology, General 18% $20,500 $25,658 18%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 23% $21,253 $33,993 23%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 92% $26,000 $80,789 92%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 54% $22,857 $33,565 54%
Sociology 25% $23,250 $28,960 25%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 46% $25,809 $35,416 46%

Salary Scores for University of Portland Master's Degrees

University of Portland ranks higher than 42% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 40% Not Reported $69,338 40%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45% $44,312 $67,995 45%
Education, General 41% $30,750 $48,302 41%

Salary Scores for University of Portland Doctoral Degrees

University of Portland ranks higher than 44% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 73% Not Reported $94,408 73%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 26% Not Reported $100,414 26%

University of Portland Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Lisa Timbancaya 8/9/2017

I greatly enjoyed my experience attending the University of Portland. The campus is not large enough that you are lost in a crowd. You have the opportunity to connect with your professors and fellow students. The school pride is evident around the campus especially during the soccer season. There is a brand new gym on campus as well as new buildings being built. It is a Catholic university however, the faith is not pushed onto you. Overall, it was an amazing experience and I would not trade it for anything... Read More

Katie 3/15/2017

University of Portland is a gem. The biology faculty at UP are excellent. The small class sizes let the faculty really get to know their students and provide them insight, feedback and guidance for each course as well as for long term goals as well. The campus is situated atop a bluff, just north of the city of Portland, OR, making the views from campus just gorgeous. When the cherry blossoms begin to bloom in April, you wonder how pre-frosh could say no while on a campus tour. The campus is just 10 minutes... Read More