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Portland State University Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does the Admissions Department at Portland State University Look For?

Review the admissions stats from recent freshman classes to have a better understanding of your chances of being admitted to Portland State University.

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What Admissions Statistics Mean for You?

Portland State University Admission Statistics can help you to understand the likelihood of being accepted. Compare your SAT and ACT scores to previously accepted students. If your scores are lower than average, that may mean you should try to retake the exam or look at schools that better fit your scores. A college’s acceptance rates and selectivity are a good way to judge how difficult it is to be admitted.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): What’s the Acceptance Rate for Students?

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College Less Selective
Acceptance Rate 98%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 6,859
Accepted 6,751
Enrolled 1,604

Who’s Applying: Applicants by Gender

Applicants: Men - Women  35 to 65
Accepted: Men - Women  35 to 65
Enrolled: Men - Women  40 to 60

Average Test Scores

About 9% of students accepted to Portland State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 640. Math scores were between 490 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Portland State University  ( 510 to 640 )
SAT Math Scores for Portland State University  ( 490 to 610 )

Portland State University received ACT scores from 8% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Portland State University  ( 17 to 24 )

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