Tuition and Fees

Visit the links below for more information on tuition, fees, cost of attendance, scholarships and other partnerships:

Tuition and Fees

Follow the link to estimate tuition and fees. For questions about student accounts, contact or call 503-725-3440.

PSU Office of Student Financial Aid

If you have any questions about the financial aid process, please contact Portland State's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at or call 503-725-3461.


To be eligible for federal aid, all prospective and current students will need to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA institutional code number for PSU is 003216.


In order to be considered for general university scholarships at PSU, the FAFSA and PSU Online Scholarship application must be submitted by February 1st and a PSU Graduate Application should also be on file. Additional scholarships and Awards specific to graduate students can be found on the Office of Graduate Studies website here

Graduate Assistantships

Full-time students are elegible to apply for graduate assistantships. Follow this link to view a list of openings as well as benefits.

Residency Requirements

Students with resident status are assessed in-state instructional fees. For questions about this status contact the Registration & Records at or call 503-725-3220.

In-State Tuition for Residents of Western States 

Graduate students in select programs from participating Western states may be elegible for in-state tuition.