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#539 Overall Influence #448 Desirability Rank

Portland State University

Public university in Portland, Oregon

From Wikipedia

Portland State University is a public research university in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in 1946 as a post-secondary educational institution for World War II veterans. It evolved into a four-year college over the following two decades and was granted university status in 1969. It is the only public university in the state of Oregon that is located in a large city. It is governed by a board of trustees. PSU is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,701

Acceptance

95%

Graduation Rate

49%

Median SAT Score

1110

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,907

Fees (in-state)

$1,641

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,800

Employed

85%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

19K

Under-Grads

16K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

724 SW Harrison, Portland OR 97201

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

10 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

What is Portland State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#221 World Rank
Computer Science
#493 World Rank
Engineering
#491 World Rank
Business
#575 World Rank
Education
#441 World Rank
Political Science
#682 World Rank
Literature
#428 World Rank
History
#524 World Rank
Philosophy
#381 World Rank
Economics
#386 World Rank
Psychology
#404 World Rank
Communications
#78 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#958 World Rank
Biology
#222 World Rank
Sociology
#57 World Rank
Social Work
#1077 World Rank
Medical
#734 World Rank
Mathematics
#869 World Rank
Physics
#1133 World Rank
Chemistry
#1042 World Rank
Religious Studies
#603 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#477 World Rank
Anthropology
#1175 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#641 World Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are Portland State University's Most influential alumni?

Portland State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Computer Science

Jack Ely

Jack Ely

American guitarist and singer

Evan Jager

Evan Jager

American steeplechase and long-distance runner

Tom Trebelhorn

Tom Trebelhorn

American baseball manager

Jack Ernest Vincent

American political scientist

Ken Butler

Ken Butler

American artist/musician

Christopher Howell

American writer

Lana Lokteff

Lana Lokteff

American white nationalist and white supremacist

Konrad Juengling

American political and gay rights activist

Salauddin Ahmed

Architect

Bonnie McCay

American anthropologist

Andy Ludwig

American football player and coach

Salwa Aga Khan

American fashion model