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The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) established a rule requiring departments offering “Gainful Employment (GE)” programs—programs defined at Portland State as certificate programs to disclose information about those programs. Follow the link for the certificate program you are interested in to learn:

  • Occupations that the program prepares students to enter.

  • Total estimated program costs, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other projected program costs.

  • On-time completion rate, defined as “number of students who completed program during most recently completed award year for which information is available” divided by the “number of students who completed within normal time as published by institution.”

  • Job placement rates for students completing the program, where available.

  • Median loan debt incurred by students who complete the program.