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Portland State University

College of Urban and Public Affairs

Portland, OR

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Overview

Portland State University / College of Urban and Public Affairs is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Certificate)
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
Master of Urban Studies (MUS)
Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)
Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 121
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Varies by program
Varies by program
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam Varies by program
Varies by program
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam Varies by program
Varies by program

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

393
Applied
304
Accepted
148
Enrolled
77%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Varies by program
Master's Degree Requirements Varies by program
Doctoral Degree Exam Varies by program
Doctoral Degree Requirements Varies by program
Additional Entrance Requirements Varies by program

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

411
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.25%
Black or African American 1.7%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.46%
Asian 3.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.73%
Two or more races 5.11%
Unknown 2.43%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

140
Total faculty
Full-time - 88
Part-time - 52
Male (83)
Female (57)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,022,791

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Sy Adler
Interim Dean
Email: d3sa@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-4043
Fax: 503-725-5199

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