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Portland State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Portland, OR

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,515
Out-of-state: $43,347
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,578
Out-of-state: $28,410
Room and Board
$11,172
Books and Supplies
$1,263
Other Expenses
$2,502
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 18
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003216
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,321 (89.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,082 (81.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,039 (96.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
83 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$12,268
Need-Based Gift
Received by 857 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,310
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 700 (67.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,013
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 544 (52.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
7 (.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,143

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
10,473 (77.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,295 (88.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,885 (95.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
309 (3.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$10,884
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,542 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,380
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,060 (68.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,528
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 5,629 (63.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
92 (.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,516

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,426
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

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)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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