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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    611
  • Enrollment
    168
Contact Information
631 SW Harrison Street
Suite 540
Portland, Oregon 97201, United States
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Portland State University’s School of Business Administration offers five distinct Graduate Business Programs that change, build and serve communities around the globe. Known for developing leaders with a focus on innovation, experiential learning and global awareness, Portland State's graduate business programs have received worldwide recognition.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    80%
  • Selectivity
    78%

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About Portland State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 96
  • Median 71
  • Middle 80% 26 to 196
Admissions Selectivity
78% School of Business Administration 72% Average Across All Schools

611 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
73% 580
76% 611
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 84
78% 78.0
80% 80.0
Female
32% 32
International
8% 8
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
30% 30
Marketing / Sales
24% 24
General Management
15% 15
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
Operations
8% 8
Management
6% 6
Consulting
2% 2
Human Resources
0% 0
Manufacturing
21% 21
Consumer Products
19% 19
Government
15% 15
Financial Services
13% 13
Pharma / Health Care
8% 8
Technology
8% 8
Non-Profit
4% 4
Petroleum / Energy
4% 4
Consulting
2% 2
Real Estate
2% 2
Media / Entertainment
2% 2
Other
2% 2
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
5% 5
10% 10
680 to 709
9% 9
9% 9
650 to 679
8% 8
6% 6
620 to 649
15% 15
18% 18
590 to 619
16% 16
21% 21
560 to 589
13% 13
18% 18
530 to 559
13% 13
12% 12
500 to 529
9% 9
6% 6
Under 500
12% 12
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • Other

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $576
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $693
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
11% 34
4% 11
Students in Core Classes
48 School of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 74
  • Average # of months to complete program 27
  • Six-Year completion rate 89%
  • Max time allowed to complete 84
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Quarter System
Technology Improvements
  • The School of Business Administration has invested in online learning and the ability to create and edit videos for online courses.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
60% 60
Asian American
21% 21
Not Reported
9% 9
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,085 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.