Rates & Payment

Housing Rates

Portland State University offers competitive rates for living in downtown Portland. On-campus housing rates vary depending on community, building, and room type.

Rates include all utilities (electric, water, gas, and wireless internet).  Rates are billed at the beginning of Fall, Winter, and Spring Term.  Each term averages 3 months. Monthly payment plan available.  Furnished units include bed, desk, desk chair, and dresser for each resident.  Unfurnished units do not have furniture.  

Rates on this page are for 2019-2020 (fall, winter, spring, summer).  See proposed status 2020-2021 rates.  

First Year Experience 2019-2020 Rates

Building Room Type Term Rate Monthly Rate* Amenities
Ondine FYE Studio

Double $1840

Single $2830

Double $613

Single $943

Private bathroom with shower in unit or larger and shared with the adjoining unit. Furnished.
Broadway

FYE Studio

Double $2355

Single $3560

Double $785

Single $1187

Private kitchenette with range and mini fridge; private bathroom with shower.  Furnished.
Stephen Epler Honors Studio

Double $2260

Single $3430

Double $753

Single $1143

Private kitchenette with oven/range and mini fridge; private bathroom with shower. Furnished.

*Full term rates are billed at the beginning of each term.  Monthly rates are included to illustrate monthly cost.  Monthly payment plan available.  

First Year Experience (FYE) Meal Plans

First year students in the First Year Experience program will select a required meal plan when completing their Housing contract. Students can choose how many meals at Victor’s to enjoy per week and most plans include Dining Dollars that can be used at numerous campus locations.  To change your meal plan type, visit the University Housing Office or email us at housing@pdx.edu before the Meal Plan change deadline.

Meal Plan Meals at Victor's Dining Dollars Term Rate
All Access Unlimited $50 per term $1464
The 15 15 meals per week $100 per term $1464
The 10 10 meals per week $300 per term $1379
Economy  10 meals per week None $1079


Transfer, Continuing, and Graduate 2019-2020 Rates

Furnished

Room Type Building Term Rate Monthly Rate* Amenities
Sleeper Montgomery

Double $1335

Single Class 1 $1825

Single Class 2 $1925

Double $445

Single Class 1 $608

Single Class 2 $642

Community kitchen, community bathroom, private sink, microwave, mini-fridge
Studio Suite Ondine

Double $1700

Single $2620

Double $556

Single $874

Kitchenette with oven/range and mini fridge & bathroom with standing shower both shared with adjoining unit
Studio Broadway or Stephen Epler

Double $2260

Single $3430

Double $753

Single $1143

Kitchenette with range, mini-fridge, private bathroom with standing shower
Two Bedroom Quad Blackstone Quad $2210 Quad $736 Two bedroom unit with four residents (two per bedroom), full kitchen and full private bath (tub, shower)
One-Bedroom Blumel

Double $2630

Single $4300

Double $876

Single $1433

Full kitchen and full private bath (tub, shower)
Second Year Experience St. Helens

Double Studio $2375

Double One-bedroom $2760

Double Studio $791

Double One-bedroom $920

Full kitchen and full private bath (tub, shower)

*Full term rates are billed at the beginning of each term.  Monthly rates are included to illustrate monthly cost.  Monthly payment plan available.  

Unfurnished

Room Type Building Term Rate Monthly Rate* Amenities
Sleeper Blackstone or Parkway

Single Class 2 $1825

Single Class 3 $1925

Single Class 4 $2030

Single Class 2 $608

Single Class 3 $642

Single Class 4 $677

Community kitchen and bathroom (showers only);  Class 4 has private bathroom (very limited)
Studio Blackstone, King Albert, or Parkway

Single Class 1 $2480

Single Class 2 $2805

Single Class 3 $2885

Single Class 4 $3070

Single Class 1 $826

Single Class 2 $935

Single Class 3 $961

Single Class 4 $1023

Full kitchen, private bath (tub only)
One-bedroom Blackstone or Parkway

Single Class 1 $3725

Single Class 2 $3810

Single Class 1 $1242

Single Class 2 $1270

Full kitchen, private bath (tub only)
Two-bedroom Parkway Single $4910 Single $1636 Full kitchen, private bath (tub only)

*Full term rates are billed at the beginning of each term.  Monthly rates are included to illustrate monthly cost.  Monthly payment plan available.  

Family 2019-2020 Rates

  • Students who are approved to live with a spouse or domestic partner will be billed the double rate for each adult living in the unit.
  • If both residents are PSU students eligible for University Housing, they must each submit a Housing Contract and will be billed separately.
  • Children and dependent minors may live in the unit at no additional cost.
  • Family member paperwork must be filed with the University Housing and Residence Life Office before an assignment can be made.

Unfurnished

Room Type Building Term Rate with Children (Single Rate) Monthly Rate (Single)* Term Rate with Spouse or Domestic Partner Monthly Rate w/ Partner* Amenities
One-bedroom Blackstone or Parkway

Class 1 $3725

Class 2 $3810

Class 1 $1242

Class 2 $1270

Class 1 $4120 (Double rate x2)

Class 2 $4210 (Double rate x2)

Class 1 $1373

Class 2 $1403

Full kitchen, private bath (tub only)
Two-bedroom Parkway $4910 $1637 $5310 $1770 Full kitchen, private bath (tub only)

*Full term rates are billed at the beginning of each term.  Monthly rates are included to illustrate monthly cost.  Monthly payment plan available.  

Payments

Housing costs are billed per term to the student account at the beginning of each academic quarter. Students who receive financial aid will have their award first applied toward their tuition and then toward housing. Students may elect to pay off any remaining balance in full at the beginning of the term or enroll in the PSU Payment Plan.

The PSU Payment Plan allows students the flexibility to pay off their account balance in three monthly installments throughout the term. All payments can be made online via Banweb or paid in person with cash or check at the Cashiers Office. More information about payments and the PSU Payment Plan can be found at Student Financial Services.

All rates include: electric, water, gas, wireless internet.  Full term rates are billed at the beginning of each term. When monthly costs are shown, they are intended to help compare options.