Portland State University

country rank  104
world rank  192

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Portland State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Portland (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Oregon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Portland State University (PSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Portland State University (PSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 73 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PSU
Founded 1946
Motto Doctrina Urbi Serviat
Let Knowledge Serve the City
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 724 SW Harrison
Portland (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
97207-0751 Oregon
United States
T +1 (503) 725 3000
F +1 (503) 725 4882

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1825 SW Broadway
Portland 97207-0751
+1 (503) 725-3000
800 547 8887

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Portland State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1955


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019