The University of Portland was named the best college in Oregon for value in an annual ranking by Money magazine.

U.P. ranked 115th nationally for value, up from 173th two years ago. Other Oregon schools featured in the rankings include Oregon State University, ranked at 312th; Lewis and Clark College, 441th; Reed College, 565th; and George Fox, 570th.

Portland’s Catholic university received high marks for its health sciences and engineering programs, as well as its entrepreneur scholars program, which gives students the opportunity to meet with experts, check out apprenticeships and test real-world ventures.

U.P. also was featured for its four-year completion rate, now 75 percent — up 16 percentage points over the past decade.

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