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Portland State University

Portland State University

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Portland State University is a very large (over 20,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Western States in a large city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Portland State University include: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies with 352 Bachelors awards; Social Sciences, General with 334 Bachelors awards; Psychology, General with 307 Bachelors awards; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies with 198 Bachelors awards; Social Work with 183 Masters awards;. Portland State University is located at 724 SW Harrison in Portland, OR 97201.

Portland State University Facts


Portland State University is located at 724 SW Harrison in Portland, OR 97201

Total Applicants: 4,978
Percent Admitted: 66%
Dorm Capacity: 2,021
Graduation Rate: 38%
Retention Rate: 73%
Transfer out Rate: 8%
Undergrads Under 18: 5%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 52%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 42%

Portland State University telephone number: (503) 725-3511

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship


Portland State University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $7,653
Total Cost In State: $22,803
Total Cost Out of State: $38,013


Admissions stats for Portland State University

Your chances are around 66% based on admission statistics for Portland State University.

Student Demographics at Portland State University
Portland State University Demographics
Totals: 6,538
     Males: 2,785 (43% of total)
     Females: 3,753 (57% of total)
Asians: 443
     Asian Males: 184 (3% of total)
     Asian Females: 259 (4% of total)
Blacks: 190
     Black Males: 79 (1% of total)
     Black Females: 111 (2% of total)
Hispanics: 406
     Hispanic Males: 150 (2% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 256 (4% of total)
Native Americans: 124
     Native American Males: 52 (1% of total)
     Native American Females: 72 (1% of total)
Hawaiians: 30
     Hawaiian Males: 13 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 17 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 140
     Mixed Race Males: 47 (1% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 93 (1% of total)
Whites: 4,459
     White Males: 1,844 (28% of total)
     White Females: 2,615 (40% of total)
Foreign Students: 429
     Foreign Males: 255 (4% of total)
     Foreign Females: 174 (3% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Portland State University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
(352 Bachelors degrees)
Social Sciences, General
(334 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(307 Bachelors degrees)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
(198 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(183 Masters degrees)
Biological and Physical Sciences
(166 Bachelors degrees)
Education, General
(161 Masters degrees)
Accounting
(153 Bachelors degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(147 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(137 Bachelors degrees)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
(133 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(132 Bachelors degrees)
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
(128 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
(126 Bachelors degrees)
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
(124 Bachelors degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(120 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
Finance, General
(119 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(101 Masters degrees)
History, General
(99 Bachelors degrees)
Public Administration
(92 Masters degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(91 Bachelors degrees)
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
(89 Bachelors degrees)
Curriculum and Instruction
(86 Masters degrees)
Public Health, Other
(82 Bachelors degrees)
Secondary Education and Teaching
(82 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
Sociology
(80 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(78 Masters degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(73 Bachelors degrees)
Special Education and Teaching, General
(72 Masters degrees)
Audiology/Audiologist
(65 Bachelors degrees)
Portland State University Weather
Portland State University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 53.30 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 43.64 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 100.66 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 2.34 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 1.07 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 74.92 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 7.98 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Portland State University?
 Low Off-Campus Dining Cost
 Hot Girls
 Small Town Setting
 Friendly Girls
 Near Pro Sports Teams
 Social Interaction
 Lots of Sun


   
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