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Graduate Applicant

Graduate Applicant Description

Portland State educates Oregon's largest number of graduate students. Graduate applicants must meet specific departmental requirements as well as University requirements.

International applicants, learn more about the requirements and process for admission to PSU.

Admission Process

Explore PSU and Academic Programs

Schedule a Visit to PSU

Tour the campus or check out special visitation programs.

Explore our Academic Programs

Discover all of the degree and certificate programs offered at PSU.

Review Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for Graduates

Find out what requirements you must meet to be admitted to PSU.

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Submit Your Application and Official Documents

Apply to PSU - Graduate

Complete your PSU application.

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Submit Academic Records / Official Transcripts - Graduate

To complete your application with the university, you must upload  within the online application a scanned copy of an official transcript from each post-secondary institution you have attended. Hard copies of official transcripts are required only if you are admitted.

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Submit Proof of English Language Proficiency

Submit Proof of English Language Proficiency - Graduate

All graduate applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.

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Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid

Apply for Scholarships / Graduate Assistantships

Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships may be available.  Check with your graduate department.

Complete FAFSA - Graduate

In order to be eligible for Federal Financial Aid you must complete the FAFSA.

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Apply for University Housing

Watch for Admission Decision

Watch for Admission Decision

If admitted, your acceptance letter and important enrollment information will be sent via email.

Create PSU Computer Account

Create PSU Computer Account (if admission is offered)

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

Submit Proof of Measles Vaccination

The state of Oregon requires proof of Measles vaccination or valid exemption for all enrolled students.

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