Portland State University puts affordability in action, so you can graduate with more money for your future. We keep our tuition as low as possible, award generous grants and scholarships to eligible students, and empower you to make sound financial decisions. Contact our admissions staff or financial coaches to find your path to success at one of the nation’s most affordable universities.
There are a variety of ways to cover the cost of college. Our goal is to help you learn about your options and take action to ensure you get the most money possible to cover your tuition and college expenses.
1. Estimate Costs
Find out how much it costs to go to PSU, so you can make a plan.
2. Explore Types of Aid
Learn about the different types of financial aid available.
3. Apply for Financial Aid
You have to apply for financial aid by submitting the FAFSA if you want to receive financial aid.
4. Apply for Scholarships
Apply for free money to help cover your costs, there are hundreds of thousands of dollars out there, you just need to apply.
5. Explore Other Ways to Cover Costs
There are many other ways to cover costs beyond financial aid and scholarships.
6. Accept Your Aid
Now that you’ve done all the work to get your financial aid, find out what you’re getting and follow the steps to accept your offer.
Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships to get answers to your questions.
Connect with us via Chat, email, phone, or make an appointment (in-person or virtual).