About Reed College
On Campus Housing
There is a private university in Portland, OR called Reed College. Reed College covers an area of 116 acres. It was in 1908 when the Reed College was founded. Notably, the official colors of the university are reed red. The total enrolment stands at 1,470 (Fall 2017) students at Reed College. Around 1,457 and 14 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 137 who teach various courses to the students. At Reed College, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. Finally, at RC around 57% are white, 12% are Non-resident alien, and 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. The college has produced several notable alumni including Steve Jobs (Businessperson, Entrepreneur), Daniel Kottke (Programmer, Businessperson), Emilio Pucci (Fashion designer, Designer), and James Beard (Author, Chef) in its 112 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, RC offers around 50 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities). $579 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Reed College.
Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. Reed College has been ranked at the 105th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to RC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $74,136 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($58,440), books and supplies ($1,050), room and boarding ($14,620), and budget for other expenses ($1,561) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$71,778 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,620 per year. Reed College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at RC costs around $7,110 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At RC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 47% male and 53% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at RC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Reed College is around $39,726 and the federal grant is $4,787. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,200 and institutional aid worth $39,726. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Reed College amount to $30,866,064 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $26,000.