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Reed at a Glance

Nestled in a residential section of Portland, the Reed campus encompasses 116 acres of rolling lawns and winding lanes, a century of distinct periods of architectural design, over 2,000 trees representing more than 125 species, and a 28-acre watershed that is home to a growing population of wildlife and native plants.

campus photo

There are many ways to see and measure Reed. We’ve compiled some data, below, on a variety of subjects that may be of interest to you. For more facts about Reed, please visit our institutional research pages.

2013 Freshman Class Profile

356

students

183

women

173

men

Enrollment

56%

from public schools

34%

from private schools

6%

from parochial schools

4%

from charter or home schools

Geographic Distribution

24%

California

23%

Northeast

13%

Mountain/Southwest

12%

International

10%

Oregon and Washington

8%

Midwest

7%

South

1%

Alaska & Hawaii

Demographics

32%

Domestic-born students who report being of African, Asian, Hispanic, Pacific Island, or Native American descent

18%

Students who also report being of multiracial descent

14%

Students who report being first-generation-to-college

In 2012–13, Reed’s 1,432 students came from 49 states—as well as from Washington, DC, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico—and from 44 countries, including Argentina, Bulgaria, China, India, Ireland, Nepal, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, and Zimbabwe.

Honors, Prizes, Scholarships

Reed Students and Alumni

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

25

American Association of University Women

23

Beinecke Scholars

10

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Fellows

4

Churchill Fellows

3

Jack Kent Cooke Scholars

3

Fulbright Students

89

Gates Cambridge Scholar

1

Goldwater Scholars

25

Guggenheim Fellows

61

Jacob K. Javits Fellows

6

MacArthur Fellows

3

Marshall Scholars

2

Mellon Scholars

25

National Academy of Sciences

18

National Science Foundation Fellows

151

Pulitzer Prize winners

2

Rhodes Scholars

31

Truman Scholars

2

Thomas J. Watson Fellows

65