|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,047 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Portland State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,373 applications and 5,699 students were granted admission. Portland State University is at the #87 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 50% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 50% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||930 to 1160|
|ACT||19 to 25|
Portland State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $23,535 and in-state students paid $7,020.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Portland State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,478 (which is 1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Portland State University in 2016-2017, was 811, which is 51% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,927 (which is 7.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Portland State University has enrolled a total of 26,627 students (16,882 students full-time and 9,745 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 26,627 students, 2,782 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 21,071 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,556 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,831 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 8%
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Black/African American: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Portland State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||15%||748||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||6%||305||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||136|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||135|
|Architecture And Related Services||1%||73|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||1%||73|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Portland State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Portland State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,800. Last year, out of the total 5,870 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,107 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,935 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,045 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|