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

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


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.

Additional Information

One of the Most Distinctive Colleges in the Country

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Visit Reed College in person or online. You can take an in-person or online campus tour, attend an information session, sign up for an interview, and join us for special events designed to help with the college search and application process. Be sure to check out recordings of past sessions, exclusive alumni interviews, and fun videos about Portland and student life on our YouTube Channel.

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School location

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

Phone number

(503) 777-7511