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Portland State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$13,476/ year
National
$15,403
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,002/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,323/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,009/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,092/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,206/ 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 Costs
$9,960/ 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
50%
Average Loan Amount
$6,323/ year
National
$6,857

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
82%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,004/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    45%
  • State Grant Aid
    29%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    54%
  • Pell Grant
    45%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,527
  • State Grant Aid
    $1,876
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $4,766
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,308
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
42%
National
48%
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