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Portland State University

Portland, OR 4-Year Public
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About Portland State University

Portland State University is a 4-year public school located in Portland, OR. It is an urban college that enrolls 20,966 undergraduate students. Admissions is less selective as the Portland State University acceptance rate is 96%.

College Info

PO Box 751 Portland, OR 97207-0751

Campus Setting: Urban

Portland State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Portland State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Portland State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Portland State University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

18 to 24

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Portland State University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Portland State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Portland State University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

990 - 1220

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Math SAT Range

500 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above

Good

990 to 1220

Avg

990 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Portland State University students is 1107. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Portland State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Portland State University.

Portland State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$22,835

In State

$36,252

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$8,471
$21,888
Fees
$1,641
$1,641
Housing
$11,523
$11,523
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Wondering what life at Portland State University is like? There are approximately 26,021 students enrolled at Portland State University, including 20,966 undergraduate students and 5,055 graduate students. 67% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from OR and 16% percent of students are from other states.

67%

Full Time

33%

Part Time

84%

In State

16%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

26,021

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

96%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,112

Out-of-State

$23,529

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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