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Portland State University

Portland, OR
University Website: www.pdx.edu
Apply Online: www.pdx.edu/admissions/apply.html
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Portland State University (PSU) is a public state urban research university located in downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1946, it has the largest overall undergraduate and graduate enrollment of any university in the state of Oregon, and is also the only public university in the state that is located in a major metropolitan city. Portland State offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees, as well as doctorates in seventeen fields. Portland State is part of the Oregon University System (OUS).

The athletic teams are known as the Portland State Vikings with school colors of green and white. Teams compete at the NCAA Division I Level, primarily in the Big Sky Conference. Schools at Portland State include the School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Education, College the Arts, School of Social Work, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university has been nationally noted for its programs in MBA (Master's of Business Administration) and urban planning.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $21,375.00 avg tuition

724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 725-3511

Apply online Admissions:
www.pdx.edu/admissions/profile/wi..
Financial Aid:
www.pdx.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Portland State University

Statistics:
Applied 5,122
Admitted 3,557 69%
Enrolled total 1,501
Full Time: 1,366
Part Time 135
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 460 590
SAT Math 460 580
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 13%
6-year graduation rate 33%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Portland State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,156.00 $6,156.00 $21,375.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,608.00 $1,608.00 $1,608.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $136.00 $136.00 $475.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,024.00 $12,024.00 $18,792.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,608.00 $1,608.00 $1,608.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $334.00 $334.00 $522.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,801.00 $11,700.00 $3,200.00
Other Expenses $3,000.00 $3,100.00 $3,200.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,920.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 70%
Percent receiving grant aid 50%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,378.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 51%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,187.00

Portland State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other X
Finance, General X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Education, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Materials Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Systems Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Writing, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X X
Japanese Language and Literature X X
Linguistics X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist X X
Community Health and Preventive Medicine X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Public Health, Other X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution X
Systems Science and Theory X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
Environmental Studies X
Natural Resources Management and Policy X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Conducting X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Graphic Design X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X X
Sculpture X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X
Voice and Opera X

Portland State University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Mildred and John Ratto Scholarship $5000 February 01, 2015
M.G. Hawkey Memorial Scholarship $4750 February 01, 2015
Juan Young Trust Scholarship $4500 February 01, 2015
Mackenzie Family Scholarship $4000 February 01, 2015
Zehntbauer Scholarship $3000 February 01, 2015
Janette Drew Scholarship $3000 February 01, 2015
FIRST Scholarship - Portland State University $3000 February 01, 2015
Annie Spencer Scholarship Students w/Disabilities $3000 February 01, 2015
Ames Scholars Award $4750 February 01, 2015
KPMG Scholarship - Portland State University $2500 February 01, 2015
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