Corban University


George Fox University


Lewis & Clark College


Linfield College


Northwest Christian University


Pacific University


University of Portland


Warner Pacific University


Willamette University


Oregon Private College Week

Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31, 2020

Discover why an Oregon private college is right for you!

Ten private, independent, nonprofit colleges will each host three, 80-minute virtual visit experiences over this 5-day span (see the schedule below). During these virtual sessions, each college will offer an informational presentation about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs.

Currently, each institution is working on developing a virtual visit registration process – please check this website periodically and join our email list for updates!

Curious about how Oregon’s private colleges are adjusting their admissions processes in response to COVID-19?

Review this statement, which summarizes the ways in which Oregon’s private colleges are being flexible with regard to Pass/No Pass grades, standardized tests, transcript submission, financial aid, and more!

Already registered for OPCW 2020?

Your registration for the in-person event will automatically be cancelled. When the revised registration system is ready, you will need to re-register for the virtual visit experiences in which you want to participate.


At Oregon private colleges, 99.8% of undergraduates with financial need receive institutional and/or public aid. Students enrolled at private colleges are almost twice as likely to receive grants from their college as are students enrolled at public institutions.

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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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62% 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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