Portland State University

Acceptance Rate 98.43 %
SAT Average 1,125
Tuition & Fees $29,286
Student Population 23,640
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,423

Academic Overview

Portland State University Campus, Portland, OR
Portland State University is a public, four-years institute located in Portland, Oregon. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $10,386 for Oregon residents and $29,286 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 23,640 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 98.43% and the graduation rate is 54% last year.
The salary after graduation from Portland State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Portland State's tuition & fees is $10,386 for Oregon residents and $29,286 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $16,518 for in-state students and $24,009 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Oregon ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Portland State. The acceptance rate of Portland State is 98.43% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25.79%. The average graduation rate is 54% and the transfer-out rate is 23%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,423 and 54% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 23,640 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Portland State University is 98.43 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Portland State University is 54 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Portland State University is 23 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Portland State University is 75 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Portland State University is 23,640
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Portland State University is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,423 at Portland State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address724 SW Harrison, Portland, OR 97201
Online Applicationhttps://www.pdx.edu/undergraduate-admissions/freshman-how-when-to-apply
Financial Aidwww.pdx.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.pdx.edu/finaid/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.pdx.edu/veterans
Disability Servicewww.pdx.edu/drc

Offered Degrees

Portland State offers 274 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree870
Post Bachelor's Degree790
Master's Degree800
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship240

Special Learning Opportunities

Portland State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,200)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,278)

Veterans Benefits

Portland State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges