Graduate Tuition & Fees
Portland State is committed to providing graduate students with an excellent education at an affordable cost. The cost of graduate school includes tuition and fees (some programs charge a differential tuition). Take a look below to assess the total cost of your graduate program.
Tuition and fees will vary each term. The costs listed below are estimated by individual credit hour (unless indicated). Your costs will vary depending on how many credits you take each term and the fee schedule associated with your specific graduate program. Individual mandatory feesÂ rates are not included below.
To determine how much you can expect to be charged for tuition and fees make an appointment with a financial coach at the Financial Wellness Center.Â
TuitionÂ for the 2020-2021 Academic Year
|Description||Oregon Resident & WICHE||Nonresident|
|Books & supplies||$1,263||$1,263|
|Housing & meals||$13,611||$13,611|
Some graduate programs have a differential tuition rate above the base tuition rate. The programs listed below charge a higher rate per credit than the universityâ€™s base tuition rate listed above.
|College of the Arts||Oregon Resident||Nonresident|
|College of Liberal Arts & Sciences||Oregon Resident & WICHE||Nonresident|
|Level 1: Communication, English, Foreign Languages, General Studies, History, Psychology and Social Science, and Sociology||$459||$686|
|Level 2: Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Biology, Center for Science Education, Chemistry, Conflict Resolution, Creative Writing, English, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Speech & Hearing Sciences||$466||$696|
|College of Urban & Public Affairs||Oregon Resident||Nonresident|
|EMPA||$1,900 per course||$1,900 per course|
|Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science||Oregon Resident||Nonresident|
|School of Business||Oregon Resident & WICHE||Nonresident|
|Master of Finance||$521||$699|
|Master of Taxation||$510||$671|
|All other graduate business programs||$649||$790|
|School of Social Work||Oregon Resident||Nonresident|
|MSW and PhD||$509||$736|
Fund your graduate school while working for the University
Portland State offers research, teaching and administrative graduate assistantship opportunities. All GAs receive a tuition and fee remission and a stipend.