Bushnell University


Corban University


George Fox University


Lewis & Clark College


Linfield University


Multnomah University


Pacific Northwest College of Art


Pacific University


University of Portland


Warner Pacific University


Willamette University


Oregon Private College Week

Discover why an Oregon private college is right for you!

The Alliance and its members were excited to welcome back prospective students to an in-person Oregon Private College Week (OPCW) July 25 – 29, 2022!
During OPCW, twelve of Oregon’s private, independent colleges hosted concurrent sessions that offered informational presentations about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs.

Stay tuned for information on OPCW 2023!

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!


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.

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Liberal Arts

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.

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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.

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