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Portland State University

Portland, OR

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Overview

Portland State University is a University institution located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR  97201
United States
Contact Phone: 503-725-3000

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American Indian/native American Studies Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Finance And Financial Management Services, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication, General Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Arabic Language And Literature Checkmark
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Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
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Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
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Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Data Science, General Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts, Other Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,862
Applied
6,754
Accepted
17,753
Enrolled
98%
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Female Admissions

4,465
Females Applied
4,399
Females Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,394
Males Applied
2,352
Males Accepted
98%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.36
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 577 510 640
SAT Math 551 490 610
ACT Composite 22 17 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,685
In-state
27,585
Out-of-state
8,685
In-district
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Fees

1,701
Full-time student fees
12,108
Room & board
7,425
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,292
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,562
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,727
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,521
Avg. Loan Aid
3,822
Avg. Grant Aid
9,030
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55.32%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

17,753
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.19%
Black or African American 4.29%
White or Caucasian 49.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.29%
Asian 10.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.61%
Two or more races 6.97%
Other 3.27%

Gender

Male (43.85%)
Female (56.15%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 9%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1 No
Golf No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No No No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

1,540
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 724
Part-time - 816
Male - 697
Female - 833
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