OHSU vs. Portland State

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Oregon Health & Science UniversityPortland, OR
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Public, four-years
Medical school and medical center
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$21,347 Oregon Residents
$33,407 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$10,386 Oregon Residents
$29,286 Out-of-State
expensive$27,692 Oregon Residents
$27,692 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$16,518 Oregon Residents
$24,009 Out-of-State
More$11,047Average Financial Aid AmountLess$7,423
-Test Scores1,125 SAT
21 ACT
-Acceptance Rate98.43%
(Enrollment Rate)
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Smaller3,035Total EnrollmentLarger23,640
Smaller809Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger18,656
Smaller2,226Graduate Student PopulationLarger4,984
Smaller322Online Student PopulationLarger1,890
Completion & Outcomes
-Graduate Rate54%
-Transfer-out Rate23%
-Retention Rate75%
Special Learning Opportunity
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,200)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,278)
Less Students per Faculty10 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty19 to 1
2,746Number of faculties1,469
Higher$93,837Average Faculty SalaryLower$91,344
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.