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International Counselors

You play a key role in guiding your students through the admission process, and we are here to assist you. Below are some resources that will help you answer your students' questions. If you need further assistance, please contact us.

Become a Student

The International Advising Staff is eager to introduce you and your students to Portland State University and guide you through the admission process.

Visit Portland State

In person or virtually, international students are encouraged to explore Portland State's beautiful urban campus. Take a virtual tour.


Minimum Admission Requirements

Please see the academic preparation required for admission to PSU.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Admitted students who meet the English language proficiency requirement may enroll in academic classes. Those who do not meet this requirement will be restricted to ESL classes until the requirement has been met.


American, British and IB Schools

If your institution is based on the American, British or IB system, please review the minimum academic requirements.

Required Financial Documentation

"How much will it cost?" is an important question. PSU is an excellent value and a great investment.

Test Scores

Information about TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, ACT, IB, and AP.

International Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are available to international students at PSU.


Peer Mentor Program

Current students in the International Student Mentoring Program help new students transition to PSU.

Rankings and References

Portland State is ranked and respected. We have great references.