61
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Portland State University / Department of Psychology is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

186
Applied
18
Accepted
18
Enrolled
10%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, 3 letters of reference
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

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

61
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.56%
Black or African American 1.64%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.64%
Asian 4.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.92%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (20)
Male (18)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organizational psychology, work and the family, quantitative psychology, decision-making, psychosocial factors affecting health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,367,686

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Ellen Skinner
Chair
Email: skinnere@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-3966
Fax: 503-725-3904