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Portland State University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

724 SW Harrison Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-3511
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Portland State University
  • Located in Portland, OR
  • Public
  • 29,524 students enrolled
  • 69% admitted
  • $6,615 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • lauren from iuka, il
  • May-07-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    make your application stand out if you want to attend here because they seem to have lost mine. maybe it wasn't interesting enough.

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  • Michelle Angelique from Fairview, OR
  • Mar-17-2016 I am a current student here

    ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE TEACHERS LIST -Angela Strecker {ESM} : Very rude, lack of communication, biased, stupid class --Brittany Crow {GEO} Just over all terrible class, very boring, low level of education, Miss Crow likes to make up her own rules as she teaches, and is generally a snotty little bratt ---Nathan Cantlin {Criminal Justice} Unethical, unjustified actions, lack of communication, over all very bad teacher, should stick to his day job GOOD TEACHERS LIST -Dana Kirin {Math} Excellent communicator, educator, and knows what she is very educated herself, she is helpful and kind --Julie Peyton {Chemistry} a great teacher, helpful, encouragble, and overall a fun class to be in, with excellent education in her class- good power points ---Brian Elliott {Philosophy and Ethics} Great lectures and very educated man, A kind and ethical person with knowledge of real world back grounds. A great class!

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  • R from Beaverton, OR
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Most places you'll need/want to go to around campus are within walking distance, so get ready for A LOT of walking. Get some good, comfortable walking shoes! Also try to familiarize yourself with Trimet's different forms of public transit (bus, Max, streetcar). Those will certainly be useful whether you intend on living on or off campus.

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  • Adriana from Portland, OR
  • Nov-02-2014 I am a current student here

    If you can afford a bike, please buy one! It is a great investment for travelling around campus. Or you can get really comfy shoes because there is a lot of walking!

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