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Colleges in Portland, ME

Portland is the 28th most populous city in the U.S. This city is also known as the “City of Roses.” There is also a NBA arena that follows the nickname, which is “The Rose Garden.” At exactly 70 miles from the Pacific Ocean, there are warm dry summers and very damp winters. Uniquely, the city of Portland is at the same exact latitude as Quebec, Montreal! If you’re looking for a cool city that’s not far from the ocean view, then Portland is the place! Here are the 10 most populous colleges and universities.

Portland Community College

This community college has a population of about 34,700. The average age at this community college is 34. The full time enrollment stands at about 34,700, but the total head count is about 94,500. This is incredibly huge, especially for a community college.

Portland State University

The university has a population of about 28,600 students. This university is the most diverse university in the state of Oregon. It sits on 50acres in the heart of Portland (downtown).

University of Portland

The University of Portland has a population of about 4,000 students. Tuition is very high for a small school, about $36,700 a year. The annual operating budget stands at 106 million.

Lewis & Clark College

Lewis & Clark has a population of 3,800 students. This college is ranked #15 as the best undergraduate college in teaching liberal arts. This college is also one of 22 in the nation to the Green Rating Honor Roll list.

Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health and Science University has a population of about 2,900. This university is Oregon’s only public academic health center. About 95% of this university funding comes from outside of Oregon. This university also provides leading edge patient care. 

Concordia University Portland

This university has a population of about 2,600 students. This university is a private Christian based university. This campus is dominated by females (60%). The average class size is 20. This university is also 1 of 10 universities in the country founded by the Lutheran Church.

Warner Pacific College

Warner Pacific College has a population of about 1,700 students. This college is a private Christian Liberal Arts College. The male to female ratio stands at 34:66. This college also has 4 pre-professional programs.

The Art Institute of Portland

The Art Institute of Portland has a population of about 1,600 students. This institute’s Interior Design program has recently been accredited. It also ranks 347th in the country in friendliest campuses.

Reed College

This college has a population of about 1,400 students. This college is said to be the one of the most intellectual colleges in the country. The student to faculty ratio stands at 10:1.

Heald College Portland

This college has a population of about 1,000 students. On this campus, there is a dress for success policy on selected days, in which students have to be in dress attire. The acceptance rate is at 90%.

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Institution NameCityStateType (Years)Student Population (Under Graduate)Student To Faculty RatioWebsite
Aveda Institute Portland

 Aveda Institute Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

339

(All)

18:1
Beau Monde College of Hair Design

 Beau Monde College of Hair Design,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

149

(All)

15:1
Birthingway College of Midwifery

 Birthingway College of Midwifery,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

91

(All)

8:1
Carrington College-Portland

 Carrington College-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

627

(All)

17:1
Concorde Career College-Portland

 Concorde Career College-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

983

(All)

22:1
Concordia University-Portland

 Concordia University-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

2,509

(1,257)

20:1
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon

 DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

132

()

:1
DeVry University-Oregon

 DeVry University-Oregon,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

220

(All)

68:1
East West College of the Healing Arts

 East West College of the Healing Arts,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

< 2

283

(All)

11:1
Empire Beauty School-Maine

 Empire Beauty School-Maine,Portland, Maine

Portland

Maine

< 2

376

(All)

16:1
Everest College-Portland

 Everest College-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

559

(All)

30:1
Heald College-Portland

 Heald College-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

1,073

(All)

20:1
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts

 Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts,Portland, Maine

Portland

Maine

4 or > 4

42

()

:1
ITT Technical Institute-Portland

 ITT Technical Institute-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

856

(All)

18:1
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland

 Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

750

(All)

30:1
Lewis & Clark College

 Lewis & Clark College,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

3,713

(2,142)

12:1
Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences

 Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

377

(All)

9:1
Maine College of Art

 Maine College of Art,Portland, Maine

Portland

Maine

4 or > 4

389

(355)

10:1
Multnomah University

 Multnomah University,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

932

(583)

16:1
National College of Natural Medicine

 National College of Natural Medicine,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

551

()

:1
Oregon College of Art and Craft

 Oregon College of Art and Craft,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

151

(143)

7:1
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

 Oregon College of Oriental Medicine,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

315

()

:1
Oregon Health & Science University

 Oregon Health & Science University,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

2,802

(780)

7:1
Pacific Northwest College of Art

 Pacific Northwest College of Art,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

596

(521)

8:1
Phagans School of Hair Design-Portland

 Phagans School of Hair Design-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

157

(All)

9:1
Portland Actors Conservatory

 Portland Actors Conservatory,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

24

(All)

4:1
Portland Community College

 Portland Community College,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

34,632

(All)

21:1
Portland State University

 Portland State University,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

28,584

(22,780)

21:1
Reed College

 Reed College,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

1,474

(1,457)

10:1
Sanford-Brown College-Portland

 Sanford-Brown College-Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

262

(All)

22:1
Sumner College

 Sumner College,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

2 but < 4

254

(All)

13:1
The Art Institute of Portland

 The Art Institute of Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

1,676

(All)

15:1
University of Portland

 University of Portland,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

3,973

(3,372)

13:1
University of Southern Maine

 University of Southern Maine,Portland, Maine

Portland

Maine

4 or > 4

9,301

(7,311)

15:1
University of Western States

 University of Western States,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

531

(51)

11:1
Warner Pacific College

 Warner Pacific College,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

1,679

(1,549)

22:1
Western Seminary

 Western Seminary,Portland, Oregon

Portland

Oregon

4 or > 4

684

()

:1