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Culturally Responsive & Inclusive Curriculum Resources: Student Demographics

Student Snapshot 2017-2018

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

General Demographics

Total: 27,670
Undergraduate: 21,848
Graduate: 5,822
Women: 15,308
Men: 12,362
Full time: 59.6%
Part time: 40.4%
International Students: 7.0%
Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1

Student Diversity

White: 56.6%
Asian: 8.4%
Latino: 12.5%
International: 7.0%
African American: 3.3%
Native American: 1.1%
Multi-Ethnic: 6.0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: .06%
Other: 4.6%

Financial Aid

Students receiving financial aid: 72.0%
Average dollar amount: $11,377
Breakdown of awards:
Loans: 42.3%
Grants and scholarships: 42.1%
Other: 26.8%
$2.4 million in student scholarships through the PSU Foundation

Enrollment Breakdown

Percentage of Students from Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas counties: 65.4% 
Percentage of Oregon resident students: 77.5%
Top states represented: California, Washington, Hawaii, Idaho, and Colorado
Top countries represented: China, India, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Japan
Students are enrolled from all 50 states and 88 countries