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Portland State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$14,481/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,543/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,906/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,656/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,510/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,031/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$8,337/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,852/ year
Average Housing Cost
$5,950/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,010/ year
Books & Supplies
$2,090/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
No
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
51%
Average Loan Amount
$6,025/ year
National
$6,768
Student Loan Options from Lenders
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  • Affordable fixed or variable rates
  • No application, origination or disbursement fees
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  • Loans from community lenders that put people before profits
  • Easy, online app with ability to add a cosigner in minutes
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  • Simple, straightforward student loans with an easy application
  • Flexible repayment options, and strong borrower protections

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
80%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,004/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    42%
  • State Grant Aid
    28%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    53%
  • Pell Grant
    42%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,613
  • State Grant Aid
    $1,954
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $4,377
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,478
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 244 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    33%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    27%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    9%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    25%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    7%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
B
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
61%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.71 responses
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
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