Nestled in a residential section of Portland, Oregon, Reed College enrolls nearly 1,400 undergraduates each year from all over the world. Considered one of the most intellectual colleges in the country since its launch in 1911, Reed is dedicated to the intrinsic value of learning and governed by the highest standards of scholarly practice, critical thought, and creativity.

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Economics
  • Government/Political Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

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You are considered a transfer applicant if you have graduated from high school and have done any of the following: - Enrolled as a full-time or part-time student at an accredited institution of higher education (even if the term was not completed) - Earned a minimum of six Reed units of allowable transfer credit (six Reed units are equivalent to 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours of credit) - Received financial aid at an accredited institution of higher education *High school students graduating from dual-enrollment programs are not considered transfer applicants.

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We strongly encourage you to visit campus and talk to as many members of our community as you can about what it's like to live and study here. Visit during the academic year to experience the full energy of campus life. If you cannot make it during the school year, summer visits to Reed’s beautiful tree-shaded campus will give you the opportunity to meet with admission staff and student interns.

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School location

3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97202, United States of America

Phone number

(503) 777-7511