Portland State Graduation this Sunday
June 15, 2012, 2:37 am
This Sunday, Portland State University will graduate 6,165 students. Not only is that a record for the school, it's the largest graduating class for any Oregon university. Here are some stats on the graduates, according to the school:
-They come from 50 countries and nearly every state in the union, and range in age from 19 to 72.
- The University will award approximately 4,400 bachelor's, 1,700 master's, and 65 Ph.D. degrees.
- Top bachelor's degrees: social science, psychology, health studies.
- Top master's degrees: education, social work, business administration.
- 55 percent of bachelor's graduates, 60 percent of master's graduates and 59 percent of PhD graduates are female.
The commencement ceremony is Sunday at the Rose Garden.