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Students at Portland State University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 110 responses
  • All types of people
    40%
  • The people are the most diverse I've ever seen
    25%
  • Environmentalists
    9%
  • Average
    8%
  • Open-minded
    6%
  • White
    6%
  • Smart but ignorant
    3%
Female Undergrads
56%
Male Undergrads
44%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    78%
  • Out-of-State
    21%
  • International
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    17%
  • 20-21
    27%
  • 22-24
    26%
  • Over 25
    29%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    38%
  • $30k-$48k
    24%
  • $49k-$75k
    21%
  • $76k-$110k
    9%
  • $110k+
    8%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
75%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage. 128 responses
Poll
74%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students). 128 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian
    9%
  • Hispanic
    13%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6%
  • Multiracial
    6%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    1%
  • Unknown
    6%
  • White
    54%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 70 responses
  • Republican
    7%
  • Democratic
    51%
  • Independent
    13%
  • Other party not mentioned
    1%
  • I don't care about politics
    27%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 127 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    47%
  • Liberal
    31%
  • Moderate
    9%
  • Conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    1%
  • Not sure
    11%

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