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Portland State University

Women's WCLA Contact: Megan McGinnis
Profile
Size
9 / 10
20,357 Undergrads / 25,711 Students
Cost
3 / 10
$13,758 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
90% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
76%
Overall Graduation Rate
49%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
21% / 49%
Calendar System
Quarter
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
724 SW Harrison, Portland, OR, 97201, Portland, OR, 97201 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Eugene Oregon Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Medford Oregon Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater Boston Area
Where Grads Work
  • Intel Corporation
  • OHSU | Oregon Health & Science University
  • Nike
  • Portland Community College
  • Providence Health & Services
  • Portland Public Schools
  • State of Oregon
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multnomah County
  • City of Portland
  • Wells Fargo
  • The Standard
  • Legacy Health
  • U.S. Bank
  • Daimler Trucks North America
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Community and Social Services
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Program and Project Management
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Services
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
470 - 590
Math
500 - 600
Total
990 - 1240
ACT
English
18 - 25
Math
17 - 25
Composite
18 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 570 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 6,743 2,572 4,171
% Admitted 90% 87% 92%
% Admits That Enroll 31% 32% 30%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.37
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (59%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (11%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (8%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Legal Professions (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (1%)
    Agriculture
    Communication & Journalism
    Education
    Health Professions
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Social Sciences
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $13,758

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,105 $24,852
    Books & Supplies$1,263 $1,263
    Cost of Living$13,215 $13,215
    Personal Expenses$2,502 $2,502
     
    Sticker Price$26,085 $40,602

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    84% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship75%$7,760
    Federal Grants53%$4,650
    Pell Grants53%$4,499
    Other Federal18%$487
    State & Local Grants38%$2,107
    Institutional Grants66%$3,950
     
    Student Loans45%$6,142
    Federal Loans45%$4,766
    Other Loans4%$14,817

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $2.55 Million $99

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,969.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,250 $234

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 12,211 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.02 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 21% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 6
    Fondling 4 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 3 -
    Aggravated Assault 6 3
    Burglary 77 17
    Motor Vehicle Theft 7 -
    Arson 2 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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