TUALATIN, OR – The Alliance and its undergraduate private college and university members welcomed over 1,000 student visits during Oregon Private College Week July 25-29, 2022. Prospective students and their networks travelled from 26 states and less than half of visiting students were Oregon residents. A few prospective students travelled from as far as Zurich and India to discover what Oregon’s private colleges have to offer.
During Oregon Private College Week, prospective students as well as community-based college access programs such as GEARUP and ProjectYouth+ are invited to visit, explore, ask questions, learn about academic programs and financial aid, talk to admissions staff, and tour the campuses. Campus visitation sessions were held concurrently on participating campuses at 9 a.m. and at 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 25-29.
The member campuses who participated include:
- Bushnell University
- Corban University
- George Fox University
- Lewis & Clark College
- Linfield University
- Multnomah University
- Pacific Northwest College of Art
- Pacific University
- Reed College
- University of Portland
- Warner Pacific University
- Willamette University
The Alliance is thrilled by this successful return to an in-person Oregon Private College Week and looks forward to welcoming more prospective students during Oregon Private College Week July 24 – 28, 2023.
The Alliance is comprised of 12 private, nonprofit, independent colleges and universities. These institutions deliver high-quality experiential learning with high-impact teaching strategies. The Alliance is the collective voice of private education in public policy advocacy. For more information, visit www.oaicu.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.