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Portland State University

Portland, Oregon

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Overview

Student Population
25,711
Portland State University overview
Location Portland, Oregon
Online pdx.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Portland State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Portland, Oregon, Portland State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,861 prospective students applied, and 6,573 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,674 enrolled in the school.  16,776 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,935 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $8,079 plus fees of $1,500. Portland State University is ranked 779 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Portland State University is rated within the lower 41% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Portland State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
Portland State University overview
SAT 1000/1220
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.38
Applications Accepted
95.8% 
Portland State University overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Oregon Resident Tuition
$8,079
In State Costs for Portland State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,263
Other Fees$1,500
Room and Board $13,611
Budget for Other Expenses$2,502
Total One Year Cost$26,955
Out of State Resident Tuition
$26,910
Out of State Costs for Portland State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,263
Other Fees$1,500
Room and Board $13,611
Budget for Other Expenses$2,502
Total One Year Cost$45,786

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Portland State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Social Sciences 16%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Psychology 7%
Health Professions 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209807 IPEDS survey data for Portland State University.

Current students may use the Portland State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.