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Portland State University

Portland, OR

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,007
Out-of-state: $38,532
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,794
Out-of-state: $23,319
Room and Board
$10,119
Books and Supplies
$2,028
Other Expenses
$3,066
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Not reported
Application Process
Application DeadlineFebruary 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003216
Free

PROFILE OF 2011-12 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,102 (90.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need887 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid872 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met202 (23.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met74%
Average Award$12,894
Need-Based Gift
Received by 683 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,983
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 699 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,426
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 19 (2.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift4 (.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,000
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants10,901 (77.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need9,854 (70.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid9,766 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,870 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met76%
Average Award$14,205
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,655 (78.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,412
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,834 (90.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,959
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 55 (.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift25 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,516
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$26,066
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Business, Computer Science, Education, Social Sciences, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Physical Sciences, Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Community Service, Memberships, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Adult Students, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, Veterans, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, International Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.42 3.53 569 559 535 25
Low 2.04 2.04 420 410 410 22
High 4.00 4.18 690 800 700 34
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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