What to Know About Tuition & Fees
Find out how tuition and fees at Portland State University compare to other U.S. colleges and universities and learn what you can do to successfully plan for possible tuition increases.
How do Tuition & Fees at Portland State University Compare With Other Schools?
The next table outlines how Portland State University measures up to other schools nationally, regionally and by state.
|Nationwide||Far Western US||Oregon|
|Tuition and Fees||Above Average||Above Average||Above Average|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Average||Below Average|
In-State Tuition Offered
Portland State University tuition and fees is lowered dramatically for residents of Oregon. For in-state students, tuition and fees is set at $8,783 for the 2018 - 2019 year, 66.4% off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $7,403 and fees $1,380.
Portland State University out-of-state students paid $26,130 in fees and tuition in 2018 - 2019. $1,380 was charged for fees, and $24,750 was tuition.
The next table outlines the costs described above for the 2018 - 2019 academic year.
View Portland State University cost per credit hour here.
Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
Portland State University tuition and fees for out-of-state students grew at a standard annual rate of 3.0% over the past 5 years. In the same time period, tuition grew by 3.1% and fees grew by 1.2%. Based on this, we estimate the cost of tuition and fees for this year will total $26,903.
For a two-year degree, we estimate tuition and fees will be $54,603 and $112,487 for a four-year degree. This does not include additional costs such as room and board, books, and transportation.
View the following chart to see how Portland State University fees and tuition may increase including residency based discounts in the future.
Mainly due to inflation as well as other factors, the price of college is likely to increase every year. For this reason your final year of college might be much more than your first year.
Learn answers to your financial questions in the tuition & fees FAQ.