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Portland State University

School of Art and Design

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / School of Art and Design is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Contemporary art practice: art and social practice
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Contemporary art practice: studio practice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Thesis Required
Exhibition project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
57%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

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, digital portfolio, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of intent

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

20
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

82
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 48
Male (30)
Female (52)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Patricia Boas
Director
Email: boasp@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-8980
Fax: 503-725-4541

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