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Portland State University
Location Portland, OR
Setting Large City
Enrollment 21,609
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #730
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website pdx.edu
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Portland State University
Tuition (In State) $9,000
Tuition (Out of State) $27,900
Room & Board $14,940
Avg Net Price $16,273
Avg Grant Aid $9,750
% Receiving Grant Aid 86%


Portland State University
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 7,926
Admitted 7,378
Acceptance Rate 93.1%
Enrolled % 22.1%
Avg High School GPA 3.36
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 17/24
SAT Range 1000/1250
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline


Portland State University
Student to Faculty Ratio 17:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (20%)
  • Social Sciences (16%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (9%)
  • Psychology (7%)
  • Health Professions (6%)


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


Portland State University
% Men 42%
% Women 58%
Racial Diversity High
% White 59%
% Black 4%
% Hispanic 12%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 1%
% Two or More Races 6%
% International 5%
% Unknown Race 4%


Portland State University
% In-State 78%
% Out-of-State 20%


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/