Located in the heart of Portland, Oregon, with arms that reach around the world, PSU is full of healthy paradoxes. Urban and green. Rigorous and supportive. Individualistic and inclusive. As a PSU student, you’ll do more than fit in. You’ll stand out. Wherever you’re coming from, wherever you’re headed, all roads lead through PSU.
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Our academic programs combine community-based learning with rigorous classroom work. Within our eight schools and colleges, you will find your intellectual fit.
One of the greatest things about PSU is that the city is all around you. Your choices beyond the classroom are endless.
In addition to the many visit programs offered throughout the year, you can explore our urban campus with a current PSU student during a personal tour.
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In addition to federal and state aid, we offer hundreds of scholarships based on academic achievement and, in some cases, financial need.
University Housing gives you the chance to live among your fellow students, in the heart of a great city filled with parks and endless activities.
Applying for college often involves more than one person in the family. We know parents and other family members have a critical role when prospective students prepare for college. Let us give you the resources to support your student.
To guide students during the admission process, high school counselors need easy access to admission requirements and suggested timelines for applicants. We created a special page to help you assist your students.
We gathered information specific to international admissions in order to support the work international counselors do for students coming to PSU from outside the U.S.