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Portland State University

College of Urban and Public Affairs

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / College of Urban and Public Affairs is located in Portland, OR.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Certificate)
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
Master of Urban Studies (MUS)
Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)
Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 109
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

347
Applied
251
Accepted
147
Enrolled
72%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

415
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.51%
Black or African American 3.61%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.69%
Asian 4.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 4.34%
Unknown 3.13%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

113
Total faculty
Full-time - 69
Part-time - 44
Male (68)
Female (45)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,649,733

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Percy
Dean
Email: spercy@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-5143
Fax: 503-725-5199