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Portland State University

College of the Arts

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / College of the Arts is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Music (Mus M)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 44

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

110
Applied
64
Accepted
27
Enrolled
58%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division course work or 2.75 overall

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

110
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.36%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 3.64%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

212
Total faculty
Full-time - 89
Part-time - 123
Male (107)
Female (105)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
399,278

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Leroy Bynum Jr.
Dean
Email: lbynumjr@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-3105

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