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Portland State University (OR): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public25,711 StudentsIn State: $24,515/yrOut of state: $43,347/yr

Portland State University offers 1% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $4,300. Portland State University is a public college located in Portland, Oregon. Its student population is 25,711. It is a four-year, large, primarily nonresidential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 90%. Portland State University 4 year graduation rate is 21% .


Merit Aid Stats For Portland State University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$4,300

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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$4,650

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 90%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.5
  • Avg. ACT 21.5
  • Avg. SAT 1120
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Portland State University $43,347 1% $4,300 90%
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Worthington Scranton $24,868 0% $4,485 82%
Carleton College $74,276 5% $4,174 20%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Portland State University $43,347 1% $4,300 90%
West Los Angeles College $8,946 n/a * n/a * 0%
Tacoma Community College $10,777 n/a * n/a * 0%
Fresno Pacific University $44,177 n/a * n/a * 85%
The Evergreen State College $42,110 5% $1,813 95%
Columbia Basin College $9,558 n/a * n/a * 0%
California College San Diego $7,800 n/a * n/a * 0%
Samuel Merritt University $1,370 n/a * n/a * 0%
California State University Los Angeles $36,456 3% $5,280 42%
California State University Long Beach $36,944 n/a * na 31%
University Of California Irvine $49,778 3% $7,771 29%
University Of Hawaii West Oahu $21,584 n/a * n/a * 75%
California State University San Marcos $34,624 n/a * $4,331 58%
Pomona College $75,080 0% $0 8%
Hawaii Pacific University $50,274 n/a * n/a * 75%
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom n/a * n/a * n/a * 0%
Cornish College Of The Arts $50,624 n/a * n/a * 77%
California State University East Bay $36,768 n/a * n/a * 72%
Menlo College $62,182 n/a * n/a * 45%
Brigham Young University Hawaii $18,700 n/a * n/a * 45%
Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Portland State University 90 $90,500
Molloy College 81 $99,500
University Of Iowa 83 $99,400
Western Washington University 88 $99,300
Hartwick College 83 $99,200
University Of Wyoming 96 $98,800
University Of Kansas 92 $98,600
North Dakota State University Main Campus 93 $98,600
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Portland State University 90 $43,347
University Of Nebraska At Omaha 82 $39,056
Johnson State College 84 $39,070
Spalding University 96 $39,278
Western Washington University 88 $39,495
Wilmington College 85 $39,500
Campbellsville University 83 $39,586
Wilson College 92 $39,854
Life University 94 $39,901
University Of Alabama In Huntsville 81 $39,988
New Jersey City University 96 $40,011
Bluefield College 95 $40,132
Mount Aloysius College 92 $40,146
Dallas Baptist University 88 $40,265
Kansas State University 93 $40,347
Oregon Institute Of Technology 96 $40,552
Aurora University 81 $40,632
Boise State University 81 $40,924
University Of Mississippi 88 $40,956
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 87 $40,966
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton 86 $41,226
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Portland State University 90 21%
Mississippi University For Women 98 25%
Wright State University Lake Campus 99 25%
Notre Dame College 90 25%
Truett Mcconnell University 93 25%
Shepherd University 89 25%
National Louis University 86 25%
Pittsburg State University 90 24%
The University Of Texas Of The Permian Basin 91 24%
Arkansas Tech University 90 24%
University Of Wisconsin Stout 90 24%
Montana State University 82 24%
University Of Alabama In Huntsville 81 23%
Northwestern State University Of Louisiana 82 23%
Campbellsville University 83 23%
The College Of New Rochelle 83 23%
University Of Central Arkansas 91 23%
Indiana State University 90 23%
Southwestern Assemblies Of God University 91 23%
University Of Colorado Colorado Springs 91 23%
Spalding University 96 23%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Portland State University 1% $4,300
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Worthington Scranton 0% $4,485
East Carolina University 6% $3,887
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Hazleton n/a * $3,724
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