At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1946
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,878
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Quarter
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Portland, OR

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

N/A

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 66%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 28%
  • Application Fee
  • $50
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

84%

Top half of HS class

15%

Top quarter of HS class

11%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 470-590
  • Math
  • 460-570
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 19-25
  • English
  • 18-26
  • Math
  • 17-25
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 89%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 28%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 21,071

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,878

Tuition and fees (in state)

$2,090

books and supplies

$9,960

room and board

$19,928

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$24,852

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$2,090

books and supplies

$9,960

room and board

$36,902

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $13,543
  • $30-$48K
  • $13,906
  • $48-$75K
  • $16,656
  • $75-$110K
  • $19,510
  • $110 & UP
  • $21,031
Financial aid

80%

Receiving Financial Aid

42%

Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: N/A

Student Life

Student Body

22,927

Total undergrad enrollment

5,556

Total grad students

32%

Out-of-state

65%

In-state

3%

International
Students

  • 53%

    FEMALE

  • 47

    MALE
Organizations

174

Student Organizations

3

Fraternities

3

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

7%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 9%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 4%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 12%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 56%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

19:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

848

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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