Portland State University

Portland, Oregon


  • Located in Portland, Oregon.
  • Business, Management, and Marketing Programs.
  • Majors such as Business Administration, International Business/ Trade/ Commerce/, and Real Estate.
  • Science, Psychology, and Criminal Justice majors offered as well.
  • Tuition: On campus yearly - $23,634 Off Campus yearly - $25,724
  • About $94,536 for 4 years of college
  • 3.0+ GPA, 2 years of foreign language, SAT Reading - 470-590. SAT Math - 460-570. SAT Writing - 440-560. ACT: 19-25
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • 19 to 1 Student/Teacher Ratio
  • "Only 16.8% of students graduate from Portland State University on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 42.0% graduate at all, ranking this school below average in both categories when compared nationally."
  • 28,076 students

Location Information:

Fun things to do in Portland, Oregon:
  • Washington Park
  • Chinese Garden
  • Oregon Zoo
  • Portland Art Museum
  • Hoyt Arboretum
  • Oaks Amusement Park
  • Portland International Raceway


  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Dry Warm Summers
  • Mild Winters
  • Temperature varies between 33-82 degrees Fahrenheit during the year
  • Average Rainfall of 41.96 inches a year
  • 142 days of at least partial sunlight a year.


  • 110 miles from the Pacific Ocean
  • Between two mountain ranges,
  • The Cascade Range to the East, and the lower Coast Range to the West.
  • City is divided by the Willamette River

Paying for College:

I plan on paying for college through:
  • Survivors & Dependents Education Assistance Program (DEA): Full time college, $1027 per month for up to 45 months.
  • Financial Aid
  • FAFSA, turn in deadline: June 30th
  • Scholarships: Complete scholarship packet and return it to Coleen Moore prior to February 5th.
  • Student Loans
Specific Scholarships to apply for:
  • Aaron Anderson Memorial
  • Charles & Emma Lou Cooley Memorial
  • Criswell Scholarship
  • Dale Boothe Memorial Scholarship
  • and more.

Achieving Post High School Goals

My goals for my last year of high school include:

  • Maintaining a high GPA
  • Continue FBLA
  • Volunteer
  • Take ACT/SAT

Classes I will take that will help with my college goals:

  • AP Statistics
  • German II
  • Marketing II
  • Advanced Computer Apps

Available Community Volunteer Work as Training

Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce:

Needs Volunteers 2-4 hours per week to:

  • Help to increase and maintain membership and organize networking events.
  • Research on venues, hotels, new business
  • Correspondence to members
  • General errands
  • General office duties