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Portland State University Admissions

Portland State admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 89%. Students that get into Portland State have an average SAT score between 930-1160 or an average ACT score of 19-25. The regular admissions application deadline for Portland State is rolling.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
6,373
SAT Range
930-1160
SAT Reading
470-590
SAT Math
460-570
Students Submitting SAT
50%
ACT Range
19-25
ACT English
18-26
ACT Math
17-25
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
50%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$50
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Recommended
Poll
51%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.73 responses
Poll
58%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.73 responses
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