School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Portland State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address724 SW Harrison, Portland, OR 97201
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
Veterans Tuition
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Portland State University is 93.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22.01%. The application fees are $60 for undergraduate programs and $67 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate93.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.01 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$67

Tuition & Fees

Portland State's 2023 tuition & fees is $10,806 for Oregon residents and $29,706 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 8.23% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($27,447).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $16,854 for Oregon residents and $22,296 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition decreased by -7.13% compared to the last year's rate.
Oregon ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,806$29,706
Graduate Tuition & Fees$16,854$22,296
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 21,609 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 2,812 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Portland State has 16,862 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 4,747 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students21,609
Undergraduate Students16,862
Graduate Students4,747
Online Enrollment2,812

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

Portland State offers 274 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Portland State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs274 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification