Portland State has been recognized as one of the best college buys in America by the Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc., and the only university in Oregon. The annual survey identifies institutions offering the greatest educational opportunity at the lowest possible cost.
Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc. sent surveys to 1,452 accredited U.S. colleges and universities offering four-year undergraduate degree programs with student housing facilities. They reviewed tuition, fees, room, board, GPA, ACT and SAT scores in order to make their selections.
The 18th Annual Report 2013-2014 is provided free to the public at www.100bestcollegebuys.com.