Portland State University: Tuition & Loans

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Tuition and fees per year
$24,100
High
Average tuition charges at Portland State University are high, about $22,800 per year. The additional fees at Portland State University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,300, which comes to a total of $24,100 a year.

If you are thinking about a lower priced school in OR - take a look at the Affordable Colleges in Oregon ranking. The chart below shows Portland State University tuition costs and additional fees compared to the competing and nearby colleges:

Anunual Tuition and Fees in Portland State University and Competing Colleges

Portland State University Tuition Comparison Chart

Books and Supplies

The average cost of books and additional supplies required to study at Portland State University is $2,100 a year, which is quite expensive if compared to other colleges in Oregon.

FAFSA Application

FAFSA Code
2017-2018
003216
If you would like to file your FAFSA application for Federal Student Aid, the college code for Portland State University is 003216. Please verify this code before using it with your FAFSA application.

Federal Student Aid is an office of the US Department of Education, which provides money for college to eligible applicants. To meet minimum eligibility requirements you will need to have a valid Social Security number and high school diploma or GED certificate.

Repaying Your School Loans

Repayment
Failure Rate
6%
Low
The government reported that the median federal student loan amount for Portland State University is approximately $7,700.

At the same time, 5.5% of the recent Portland State University graduates have failed to maintain their federal student loan repayments. This rate of loan repayment defaults (5.5%) is low and might lead to a conclusion that Portland State University graduates have very good career perspectives.

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