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Culturally Responsive & Inclusive Curriculum Resources: Student Demographics

Student Snapshot 2016-2017

The following items were selected from: https://www.pdx.edu/profile/snapshot-portland-state

General Demographics

Total: 29,057
Undergraduate: 23,195
Graduate: 5,862
Women: 15,502
Men: 12,905
Full time: 59.1%
Part time: 40.9%
International Students: 7.4%
Student to Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1

Student Diversity

White: 58.3%
Asian: 7.9%
Latino: 11.1%
International: 7.5%
African American: 3.1%
Native American: 1.2%
Multi-Ethnic: 5.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: .06%
Other: 4.7%

Financial Aid

Students receiving financial aid: 70.7% 
Average dollar amount: $11,820
Breakdown of awards:
Loans: 50.8%
Grants and scholarships: 47%
Other: 27%
$2.4 million in student scholarships through the PSU Foundation

Enrollment Breakdown

Percentage of Students from Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas counties: 64.9% 
Percentage of Oregon resident students: 77.5%
Top states represented: California, Washington, Hawaii, Idaho, and Texas
Top countries represented: China, India, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Japan
Students are enrolled from all 50 states and 88 countries