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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.

Four-Year Degree Guarantee - Portland State is committed to help you graduate in four years, saving you thousands of dollars in tuition and college costs. No other public university in Oregon provides this guarantee.

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Learn About the Admission Process

Become a Student

Learn about the entire admission process, from visiting campus to registering for your first class at PSU.

Explore Our Programs & Majors


Our academic programs combine community-based learning with rigorous classroom work. Within our eight schools and colleges, you will find your intellectual fit.

Immerse Yourself in the Community

Campus Life

One of the greatest things about PSU is that the city is all around you. Your choices beyond the classroom are endless.

Discover Portland and Portland State

Visit Portland State

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.

Important Resources for Applicants

Admissions Counselors

Meet PSU's team of admissions professionals, here to assist you.

Also see, college fairs, high school visits, and community college visits.


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.

Assist Your Students

Parents and Family

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.

High School Counselors

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.

International Counselors

We gathered information specific to international admissions in order to support the work international counselors do for students coming to PSU form outside the U.S.