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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 PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
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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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences 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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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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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,861
Applied
6,573
Accepted
20,966
Enrolled
96%
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Female Admissions

4,348
Females Applied
4,202
Females Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,513
Males Applied
2,371
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.48
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 564 500 630
SAT Math 545 500 590
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,078
In-state
26,910
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,500
Full-time student fees
11,172
Room & board
6,780
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

10,884
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,268
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,922
Avg. Loan Aid
4,516
Avg. Grant Aid
6,380
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,966
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.11%
Black or African American 3.96%
White or Caucasian 52.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.18%
Asian 9.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.63%
Two or more races 6.93%
Other 4.01%

Gender

Male (45.6%)
Female (54.4%)

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

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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 No Division 1 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No Division 1B No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Division 1 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 1 No
Softball No Division 1 No
Tennis No Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Volleyball No Division 1 No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

1,535
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 886
Part-time - 649
Male - 724
Female - 811
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