Generally, Portland State University is a non selective school. 6,743 applications are received by Portland State University every year. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be 90 percent which equates to about 6,080 students being accepted to the school. Around 31 % of the 6,080 applicants who received the acceptance letter from Portland State University chose to attend. The ratio of the candidates who applied is 38% and 61% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 61% were typically women and 38% were men.

Students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Portland State University when filling out the application. Most often, an ACT score between 18 - 25 or an SAT score between 1,010 - 1,230 is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. Portland State University’s undergraduate application fee is $50. To submit your application to Portland State University, you are required to file these documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that applicants have Formal demonstration of competencies, and Recommendations.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
6,743
Male 2,572
Female 4,171

 

Acceptance
6,082
Male 2,238
Female 3,844

 

Enrollment Total
1,876
Male 715
Female 1,161


Acceptance Rate
90.2%
Male
87%
Female
92.2%

 

Yield
30.9%
Male
32%
Female
30.2%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$50


Graduate

$65



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Recommendations

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