Portland State University

Portland, Oregon

Portland State University Admissions Overview

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What is Portland State University acceptance rate?

Portland State University has an acceptance rate of 90%. This means that if you have the right grades then you have a good shot of being accepted into the school. In the last academic year, 90% out of the people who applied to Portland State University were accepted into the school.

It's not just admissions rates that matter. Academics are an important consideration. In terms of academics, admissions standards are high. The average SAT score at Portland State University was 1,120 in the last academic year, and the average ACT score was 42.5.

Only 31% of students who are admitted into Portland State University go on to enroll at the school. This is reasonable because most students who apply for college apply to multiple schools.

Applicants to Portland State University are required to submit their GPA to the school.

Portland State University SAT Scores

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What are the SAT requirements to get into Portland State University? In the last academic year, Portland State University accepted students with SAT scores as low as 505.

The upper range for SAT scores at Portland State University was 615. On average, applicants had an SAT score of 560.

43% of people who applied to Portland State University in fall 2018 submitted their SAT scores as part of their application. This means that you can get away with not submitting your SAT scores in your application.

ACT Scores

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How about ACT scores? What are the ACT requirements to get into Portland State University?

While only 36% of applicants submit their ACT scores to Portland State University, submitting them is a good way of showcasing to the admissions board that you are a good fit for the school.

According to admissions data, Portland State University usually accepts students who have composite ACT scores of 35 or greater. The average ACT score of an applicant in fall 2018 was 21. Some applicants had ACT scores of up to 25. The higher your ACT scores are, the more likely you are to be accepted into the school.

Portland State University Admission Statistics

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In fall 2018, a total of 6,743 students applied to study at Portland State University. Of those students, 2,572 were men and 4,171 were women.

Applications are not the only admissions statistic you should consider; acceptance rate is also a key factor to think about. 90% of students at Portland State University were accepted into the school in fall 2018. This represents a total of 6,082 students. 2,238 of students who were accepted were male and 3,844 of the students accepted were female.

The percentage of students who were accepted that enrolled at Portland State University in the last academic year is 31%. Overall, 1,876 students who applied to Portland State University enrolled in the school. Of those students, 29% of women who were accepted and 29% of men who were accepted enrolled.

Portland State University Admission Requirements

Test ScoresConsidered but not required
High School GPARequired
High School Class RankNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended

What are the Portland State University admissions requirements?

You are not required to submit your high school test scores to Portland State University.

You'll be asked to submit your high school class rank as part of your application.

What's more, you need to submit letters of recommendation from your high school. You will also not be asked to demonstrate your competencies as part of your application.

As part of your application, Portland State University accepts . Credit for life experiences is also accepted.

Portland State University Credits Accepted

AP CreditNo
Dual CreditNo
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes

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