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Portland State University Student Outcomes

Portland, Oregon

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Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
42% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Portland State University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 14% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 31% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 38% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Portland State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Portland State University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

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Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,600 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Portland State University
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $36,400 per year
after 7 years $40,400 per year
after 8 years $42,200 per year
after 9 years $46,400 per year
after 10 years $48,600 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Portland State University students who are working and no longer in school is $48,600, which is 42% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$22,634
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
47%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$234 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
55% vs. 47% national average

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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.