Portland State University Comparison

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Overview

Portland State University
Location Portland, OR
Setting Large City
Enrollment 23,640
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #689
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website pdx.edu
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Costs

Portland State University
Tuition (In State) $8,471
Tuition (Out of State) $27,360
Room & Board $13,500
Avg Net Price $12,195
Avg Grant Aid $9,015
% Receiving Grant Aid 81%

Admission

Portland State University
Applied 6,701
Admitted 6,379
Acceptance Rate 95.2%
Enrolled % 23.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.47
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 17/24
SAT Range 1000/1190
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Mar 1, 2022

Academics

Portland State University
Student to Faculty Ratio 19:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (20%)
  • Social Sciences (16%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (9%)
  • Psychology (7%)
  • Health Professions (6%)

Outcomes

Portland State University
Graduation Rate 38%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $48,600
Making Student Loan Payments 55%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,634
Median Loan Payment $234

Diversity

Portland State University
% Men 42%
% Women 58%
Racial Diversity High
HBCU No
% White 59%
% Black 4%
% Hispanic 12%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 1%
% Two or More Races 6%
% International 5%
% Unknown Race 4%

Students

Portland State University
% In-State 79%
% Out-of-State 20%

Campus

Portland State University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/