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Facts : PSU By the Numbers

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Enrollment (Fall 2022)

Undergraduate: 17,237
Graduate: 4,777
Women: 12,712
Men: 9,010
Non-Binary: 215
Unknown Gender: 77
Total Enrollment: 22,014

Enrollment Breakdown

Full-time: 62%
Part-time: 38%
Student to faculty ratio: 19:1
Students from ֱmetro area: 61%
Students from Oregon: 80.2%
International Students: 5.6%
Top states represented: Washington, California, Hawaii, Colorado, and Nevada 
Top countries represented: India, Japan, China, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia
Students are enrolled from 50 states and 63 countries

First Year Snapshot

High school GPA 3.75+: 25.3%
High school mean GPA:3.38
Average class size: 24
Retention rate (First year standing): 71.7%

Student Diversity

White: 50.2%
BIPOC: 39.4%
Latino: 18%
Asian: 9.1%
Black or African American: 4.3%
Native American: 1.3%
Multi-Ethnic: 6.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.5%
Other: 4.9%
First Generation Students: 47.4%
BIPOC First-year students: 58.2%
Students with Children: 25%

Full-Time Tuition and Fees (2022-2023)

$9,602 resident undergraduate (15 credits/term)
$17,018 resident graduate (12 credits/term)
$28,502 nonresident undergraduate (15 credits/term)
$25,190 nonresident graduate (12 credits/term)

Financial Aid

Students receiving financial aid: 61%
Average dollar amount: $14,053
Pell grants: 30%
Loans: 38%
Grants and scholarships: 39%
Other: 29%
$3.3 million in student scholarships through the PSU Foundation

Top Undergraduate Majors

Psychology, Computer Science, Biology, Marketing, and Accounting 

Top Graduate Majors

Social Work, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PSU-OHSU School of Public Health, Computer Science, and Counseling

Top Doctoral Majors

Educational Leadership, Applied Psychology, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Public Affairs and Policy

Degrees Awarded (2022-2023)

Bachelor's: 3,825
Master's: 1,670
Doctoral: 75
Total: 5,570

Degree Programs

Bachelor's: 93
Master's: 88
Doctoral: 21
Total: 202

Students in Urban Plaza

Research Expenditures

$95.5 million

Private Giving

$34.3 million

PSU Endowment

$98 million

Transportation

Mass transit: 32.3%
Walking:14.1%
Driving alone: 21.4%
Bicycling: 6.5%
Carpool: 4.0%
Other: 3%
Remote Classes/Working:18.7%

Community Partners

Top Partners:,,,,,, and 
Community-based Learning Courses: 400 annually
Student Service Hours: 990,000
Value of Service Hours: $23 million

Employees (Fall 2022)

Research and instructional faculty: 1,692
Academic professionals and managers: 535
Administration: 93
Classified Staff: 794
Graduate assistants: 523
Student employees: 1,488
Other: 292
Total: 5,417

Alumni

205,000+ (124,395 reside in the ֱmetro area)

Campus

Campus size: 44 acres
PSU buildings: 48
Residential student housing properties: 9

Key Dates

Founded: 1946
Moved to South Park Blocks: 1952
First bachelor's degrees: 1956
First master's degrees: 1964
First doctoral degrees: 1972

Motto

Doctrina Urbi Serviat—"Let knowledge serve the city"

Traditions

Mascot: Victor E. Viking
Colors: Green and white