World League
Portland State University

USA

PO Box 751 Portland, OR 97207-0751

659 World
rank
140 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1946
Short name:
PSU
Type:
Public
Students:
20370
Faculty:
1110
Faculty/Students Ratio:
18
:
1
Web-site:
www.pdx.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Portland
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 659 25.801
Teaching 642 20.004
Research 597 25.091
International Diversity 527 32.066
Financial Sustainability 552 41.14
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 499 26.64
Research Perfomance Rankings 598 26.824
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TEACHING
World Rank: 642
Country rank: 136
Score: 20.004
League: World League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 597
Country rank: 140
Score: 25.091
League: World League
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weight
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 527
Country rank: 117
Score: 32.066
League: World League
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name
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 552
Country rank: 140
Score: 41.14
League: World League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Portland State University, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive public institution serving a primarily commuter student body. Graduate and undergraduate degree programs are offered in liberal arts and sciences, business, education, engineering and applied science, fine and performing arts, social work, and urban and public affairs.

Mission Statement

The mission of Portland State University is to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic qualities of urban life by providing access throughout the life span to a quality liberal education for undergraduates and an appropriate array of professional and graduate programs especially relevant to metropolitan areas. The university conducts research and community service that support a high quality educational environment and reflect issues important to the region. It actively promotes the development of a network of educational institutions to serve the community.