Office of Admissions and Records, PO Box 751Portland, OR 97207-0751 503-725-3511
http://www.pdx.edu admissions@pdx.edu
About Portland State University
  • Year of Foundation 1946
  • Size of Campus 49 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 17,866
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 14%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,648 in-state, $20,160 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $10,065
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No. 17,930
Portland State University’s mission is to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic qualities of urban life by providing access throughout the life span to a quality liberal education for undergraduates and an appropriate array of professional and graduate programs especially relevant to metropolitan areas. The University conducts research and community service that support a high quality educational environment and reflect issues important to the region. It actively promotes the development of a network of educational institutions to serve the community. Our vision is to be an internationally recognized urban university known for excellence in student learning, innovative research, and community engagement that contributes to the economic vitality, environmental sustainability, and quality of life in the Portland region and beyond.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Setting Urban
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of frats 4
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of African Students, Las Mujeres, MEChA, Arab Persian Student Organization, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars, Chinese Student Association, Indian Student Association, Korean Student Association, Musl
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport PDX Airport (12)
  • Distance to nearest train Portland (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Portland (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 19
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,715,197
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 81,467
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,855
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 2,370,761
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Portland)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis