How much does Portland State University cost?

Portland State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $9,105
Out-of-state $27,437
On-Campus Room and Board $13,215
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,100
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $11,928
$30,000-$48,000 $12,738
$48,000-$75,000 $14,073
$75,000-$110,000 $11,928
Over $110,000 $20,158

Portland State University Financial Aid and Debt

55%

Students paying down their debt

$22,634

Typical Total Student Debt

$234

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 84% $6,719
Federal Grants 53% $4,650
Pell grants 53% $4,155
Other federal grants 18% $487
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 38% $2,107
Institutional grants or scholarships 66% $3,950
Student loan aid 45% $6,142
Federal student loans 45% $7,325
Other student loans 4% $14,817

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Portland State University Admissions

What is Portland State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 90%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 43% of applicants
SAT Reading 510-630
SAT Math 500-600
SAT Writing 440-560
ACT Submissions 36% of applicants
Composite Score 18-25

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Portland State University Campus Life

21:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

573

Forbes Ranking

21%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

49%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 21167
Living on campus 2%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
53%
Men
47%

Student Diversity

68%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
53.61%
Unknown
17.54%
Hispanic or Latino
13.97%
Asian
9.46%
Black or African American
3.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native
1.16%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.65%

Portland State University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

21%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$42,900

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Portland State University

Address

724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify