Portland, OR
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
193
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
83%
acceptance rate
12 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nonprofit And Public Management Certificate [Nonprofit Management ]
    • Collaborative Governance Certificate
    • Energy Policy And Management Certificate [Energy Management and Policy ]
    • Sustainable Food Systems Certificate [Food Science and Technology ]
    • Public Affairs And Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Public Affairs]
    • Public Administration Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
    • Human Resource Management Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Human Resources Management ]
    • Nonprofit Management Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Nonprofit Management ]
    • Local Government Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Global Management And Leadership Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Natural Resource Policy And Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Health Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Health Services Management and Hospital Administration]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 60
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Integrative field experience (MPA), practicum (MPH)
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

83% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 118
    • Accepted 99
    • Acceptance Rate 83
    • Enrolled 56
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline September 1st August 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum scores: verbal 150, quantitative 149, and analytic writing 4.5), minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 recommendation letters, and resume, 500-word statement of intent
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 recommendation letters, and resume, 500-word personal essay
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students193
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students193
    • Part-time Percentage56%
    • Full-time Percentage44%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPublic budgeting, program evaluation, nonprofit management, natural resources policy and administration
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$679,077

Location & Contact

Division of Public Administration

College of Urban and Public Affairs
Portland State University

PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
United States

Dr. Masami Nishishiba

Chair

Phone: 503-725-5151
Email: nishism@pdx.edu

Megan Heljeson

Office Coordinator

Phone: 503-725-3921
Fax: 503-725-8250
Email: publicad@pdx.edu


More Featured Schools

Log in to Peterson's

Forgot your password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.

{{SchoolName}}

I certify that I am the subscriber to the provided cellular or other wireless number and I authorize {{SchoolName}} and its representatives and agents to contact me regarding educational opportunities at any current and future numbers that I provide for my cellular telephone or other wireless device using automatic dialing systems, artificial or prerecorded messages, and/or SMS text messages, even if I will be charged by my service provider(s) for receiving such communications. Consent is not a condition for receiving more information from {{SchoolName}}, and I understand that if I no longer wish to receive communications, I will need to contact {{SchoolName}} to alter this consent.

Disagree Agree
Petersons Monthly Scholarship

Application season is here, and it's time to think about scholarships!

Apply in 1-min or less for Peterson's $1,000 scholarship sweepstakes to help cover education expenses.

Enter