Welcome to Portland State University’s International Admission and Application Center!
Portland State University is a globally recognized urban research university distinguished by the diversity of its students, the breadth and quality of its academic programs, and its scenic location. Portland State is home to more than 2,000 international students. Your education at PSU will give you the tools and experience to achieve your academic goals and succeed in your career.
We encourage you to explore more about Portland State University. The links below will guide you through the international admission process.
- AFTER YOU HAVE APPLIED to Portland State, you should submit all required admission documents through this website. Upload and submit admission application documents.
Freshmen - International
Freshmen/first year applicants are studying to earn their first bachelor's degree.
Transfer - International
Transfer applicants have completed work at other universities or community colleges and have not yet earned a bachelor's degree.
Postbaccalaureate - International
Postbaccalaureate applicants want to earn a second bachelor's degree, a postbaccalaureate certificate, or take classes in preparation for a graduate program.
Graduate - International
Graduate applicants are focusing their academic studies to earn a master's or doctoral degree.
International Applicant Resources
Our International Admissions team is here to help you become a student at Portland State University. The information below answers many of the questions we receive from international applicants. If you do need assistance, please contact Admissions.
- Frequently Asked Questions - International Admission
- Application Deadlines
- Scholarships for Future Undergraduate and Graduate International Students
- Required Financial Documentation for International Students (Immigration Documentation)
- Required Financial Documentation to Issue an I-20
- Request to Change Your Term of Admission - Undergraduate and Postbaccalaureate (PDF)
- Request to Change Your Term of Admission - Graduate (PDF)
- Transfer Information Form for students already residing in the US with F-1 or J-1 visas
- International Student Services
- Admissions Counselors including the International Admission Team
- Information for International Counselors
- Official Records Policy
Portland State University offers 226 degree programs taught by some of the best faculty in the country. The urban location creates an environment that emphasizes research, collaborative learning, and sustainability.