Portland State University

Portland, Oregon

Overview

Address724 SW Harrison
School Websitewww.pdx.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Portland State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Portland, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 6,743 students applied to Portland State University. Of those students, 6,082 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Portland State University was $7,695, in addition to fees of $1,410. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Portland State University.

Portland State University has a 49% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Portland State University acceptance rate is 90%. To put this into perspective, 6,082 of the 6,743 students who applied to Portland State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Portland State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Portland State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,010 and 1,230. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Portland State University was between 18 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Portland State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Portland State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,695. Combined with fees of $1,410, room and board costs of $13,215, other expenses of $2,502 and the $1,263 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $27,437 in tuition.

Students at Portland State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Portland State University was $4,650 last year. with 53% of students were awarded federal aid.

Portland State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio21:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Portland State University.

Portland State University has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 72% of all students reside in undefined. However, 26% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Portland State University is 21:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Portland State University to thrive in your studies.

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