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Portland State educates Oregon's largest number of graduate students. Graduate applicants must meet specific departmental requirements as well as University requirements.
If you are an international student please click here to learn more about the requirements and process for admission to PSU.
Explore PSU and Academic Programs
Discover all of the degree and certificate programs offered at PSU.
Review Admission Requirements
Find out what requirements you must meet to be admitted to PSU.
Submit Your Application and Official Documents
Complete the application process with your academic department. This is the second step of the graduate admission process.
To complete your application with the university, you must submit an official transcript from each post-secondary institution you have attended to the office of Admissions, Registration & Records.
Along with their own set of official transcripts, your department may require test scores, personal statements and letters of reccommendation.
Submit Proof of English Language Proficiency
If your first language is not English, or your primary and secondary education were in a different language, you must submit proof of English language proficiency.
Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid
Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships may be available. Check with your graduate department.
In order to be eligible for Federal Financial Aid you must complete the FAFSA.
Apply for University Housing
You can apply for housing even before you are admitted!
Watch for Admission Decision
If admitted, your acceptance letter and important enrollment information will be sent via email.
Create PSU Computer Account
Your admission letter will include a user ID and password which you will use to create your PSU student account.
Submit Proof of Measles Vaccination
The state of Oregon requires proof of Measles vaccination or valid exemption for all enrolled students.