415
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Departments & Programs

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

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

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

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