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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend PSU.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at PSU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend PSU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend PSU in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at PSU.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at PSU – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at PSU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at PSU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at PSU.

Portland State University

Discover why students from every state and more than 90 foreign countries choose Oregon's largest and most diverse university.

Portland State University puts you in the heart of one of America’s most engaging cities. PSU is where learning and living are intertwined, where sustainability is integrated throughout the curriculum and campus, and where student life is characterized by energy, action, culture, arts, excitement, ideas and connections. At Portland State, you’ll have opportunities to explore more than 90 diverse undergradute programs of study, including business, engineering, fine and performing arts, natural and life sciences, foreign languages and public affairs. You’ll work with talented faculty and learn alongside students from across the globe. University Studies, the nationally recognized general education component of your Portland State degree, provides students with integrated, connected learning experiences that lay the foundation for lifelong intellectual development. Another academic strength that sets PSU apart from many other universities is the Senior Capstone, which enables undergraduates to work with community and global partners to develop projects that help solve real-world problems. PSU also offers an Honors Program that features a unique internship opportunity in Washington D.C. and the chance to participate in the design of your own degree program.

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Living in the Portland State Community

Let Knowledge Serve the City

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PSU is located in downtown Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities. The community is integral to the University's innovative approach to education, combining academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships, capstone courses and classroom projects with partners in business, government, education and nonprofits.  The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 141 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum.