Oregon Private College Week
Join us for Oregon Private College Week (OPCW) July 24 – 28, 2023!
During OPCW, twelve of Oregon’s private, independent colleges host concurrent sessions that offer informational presentations about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs.
Be sure to review the resources we’ve compiled to help you with your college exploration process
or check out some of our alumni success stories!
Staying overnight for your visit? Check out accommodations suggestions and discount options
from some of our host campuses: Bushnell University, Reed College, and the University of Portland.
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Bushnell promotes experiential learning and job readiness through a signature internship program, where every student graduates with at least 135 hours of field experience. Devoted to offering a Christ-centered education, Bushnell equips students to grow in wisdom, faith and service.
Corban is an independent Christian university with more than 50 majors and program options, each integrating a biblical foundation to prepare you to make a difference.
George Fox University
George Fox University is a Christ-centered community that offers undergraduate students personal attention, affordable overseas experiences, and an education that prepares them academically and spiritually to think with clarity, act with integrity and serve with passion.
Lewis & Clark College
At Lewis & Clark, independent, open-minded students thrive in small classes, receive mentorship from expert professors, and graduate ready to take on the world. We invite you to join our community!
Linfield University offers a rich liberal arts and sciences curriculum in a close-knit environment. Linfield’s experiential education cultivates curiosity, providing opportunities in research, internships, community service and study abroad.
At Multnomah, we believe that God calls students into our close-knit community to dig deep into their personal faith, identify their life-calling, and be transformed through their educational experience.
Pacific Northwest College of Art
PNCA prepares students for a lifetime of creative practice by offering eleven undergraduate degrees in art and design disciplines like animation and illustration. Portland’s innovative companies and vibrant creative industries provide internship opportunities for PNCA students to flex their creative problem-solving superpowers.
Pacific University inspires students to think, care, create, and pursue justice. At Pacific, undergraduates find caring faculty, rigorous academics, diverse student activities, and pathways to careers and Pacific’s many graduate programs.
Reed College is a liberal arts and sciences college. Referred to as one of the most intellectual colleges, Reed is known for its high standards of scholarly practice, creative thinking, and engaged citizenship.
University of Portland
At UP, students will find a rigorous, holistic, personal, and transformative education that prepares them to become critical and ethical thinkers.
Warner Pacific University
Warner Pacific believes every student deserves an opportunity to earn an affordable, high-quality degree that offers a clear path to civic engagement, spiritual enrichment, economic security, and success. Warner Pacific is committed to ensuring college is accessible for students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Willamette is a highly ranked liberal arts university where talented professors inspire students to transform knowledge into action.
At Oregon private colleges, 89% of undergraduates with financial need receive institutional and/or public aid and 99.6% of first-generation students receive institutional and/or public aid.
Student success at a small liberal arts college means curriculum designed to engage the whole student. First-rate faculty actively improve students’ competitive edge by cross-training multiple disciplines, such as humanities and arts, business, public administration, science, technology, engineering, and math, fostering their individual and intellectual development.
64% of Oregon private college students graduate in four years. Featuring intimate learning communities, private colleges and universities are able to contribute to a high-quality, sharply intelligent workforce prepared to lead and contribute to a knowledge-based economy.