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President's Progress Report 2013: By the Numbers
Author: UComm
Posted: February 25, 2013

COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS

College of the Arts
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
College of Urban and Public Affairs
Graduate School of Education
Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science
School of Business Administration
School of Extended Studies
School of Social Work

FRESHMAN SNAPSHOT

High school GPA 3.75+: 19%
High school mean GPA: 3.4
Average class size: 24 students
Retention rate (fresh. – soph. standing): 73%

ALL STUDENT SNAPSHOT

Total: 29,524
Undergraduate: 23,397
Graduate: 6,127
Students from Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas counties: 56%
Oregon residents: 82%
Top states represented: Washington, California and Hawaii
Top nations represented: Saudi Arabia, China, India, Japan and Vietnam

STUDENT DIVERSITY

White: 65%
Latino: 8%
Asian: 7%
International: 7%
African American: 3%
Native American: 1%
Other: 9%

FULL-TIME TUITION AND FEES (ANNUAL)

$7,653 resident undergraduate
$13,395 resident graduate
$22,863 nonresident undergraduate
$20,235 nonresident graduate

FINANCIAL AID

Students receiving financial aid: 57%
Average dollar amount: $4,711
Breakdown of awards:
  66% loans
  24% grants and scholarships
  10% other

DEGREES AWARDED IN 2012

Total: 6,039
Bachelor’s: 4,320
Master’s: 1,654
Doctoral: 65

TOP UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

Accounting, Art, Biology, Management and Psychology

SERVICE

Community partners: 530 
Top partners: Intel, OHSU, Portland Public Schools, City of Portland, Multnomah County, Portland General Electric
Community-based learning courses: 400 
Student service hours: 1.54 million 
Value of service hours: $29 million

TRANSIT HUB 

Students using mass transit: 45%
Walking: 17%
Driving alone: 21%
Bicycling: 9%
Other/Carpooling: 9%

RESEARCH FUNDING

$67.4 million

PRIVATE GIVING

$19.7 million

ECONOMIC IMPACT

Contribution: $1.4 billion annually
Employees: 6,909
Alumni: 85,800 in the Portland metro area (132,000 total)


Declining state spending*

*As percentage of PSU’s total revenue

 

Scholarships can change lives. As public funding declines, students borrow more to finance their education. PSU students with loans are graduating with an average debt of $26,000. you can help ease this financial burden by supporting scholarships. For more information, contact Tanya Gross at 503-725-2678 or tanya4@pdx.edu.