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Portland State University

Graduate Studies

Portland, OR

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Overview

Portland State University / Graduate Studies is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Environmental Management (MEM)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Certificate)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
Master of Science Teaching (MST)
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
Master of Urban Studies (MUS)
Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of International Management (MIM)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Master of Science/Master of Science (MS/MS)
Master of Music (Mus M)
Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
Master of Science in Material Science Engineering (MSMSE)
Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1655
Doctoral Degrees 83

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Varies by program
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam Varies by program
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,959
Applied
2,472
Accepted
1,436
Enrolled
62%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Varies by program
Master's Degree Requirements Four-year baccalaureate degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, two recommendations, personal statement
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

4,727
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.05%
Black or African American 2.33%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 4.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.32%
Two or more races 4.34%
Unknown 2.81%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

1,476
Total faculty
Full-time - 800
Part-time - 676
Male (702)
Female (774)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
63,505,307

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Rossitza Wooster
Dean of Graduate Studies
Email: wooster@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-5258
Fax: 503-725-3416

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