Portland State University

Portland, OR, USA
3.68 Average Rating

Originally founded to educate returning World War II veterans, Portland State University is a 4-year public institution in the heart of Portland. The PSU campus encompasses eight colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 120 fields of study. To provide a break from classes, the PSU Film Committee oversees the 5th Avenue Cinema, one of the only student-operated theaters in the US which offers free movie screenings to students. The university’s location also provides access to a number of indie bookstores, coffee shops, and food trucks.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
65%
Out of State Students
32%
0
100
90%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision September 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision March 3, 2020
Other December 7, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
26,379
Total Number of Undergrads
20,967
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
21%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,758
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,105
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,437
0
100
42%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,760
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
165
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Portland
Seattle
San Francisco
Los Angeles
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
Small classrooms and good teachers.
Garrett from Portland, OR
i love this school, especially because it's located in the heart of portland. it's a university filled with so much diversity. it's also a beautiful campus that makes you feel safe almost 100% of the time.
Marilynn from Winnemucca, NV

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