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International Graduate Application Process

Portland State University's graduate application requires the following documents:

  • Scanned copies of your official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency through the submission of TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic exam scores (for applicants whose first language is not English)

Depending on the individual graduate program that you are applying for, additional department requirements may include:

  • Personal essay or statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores, e.g., GRE (not required by all programs)
  • Resume
  • Writing samples
  • Portfolio

International applicants must also submit:

Submit your graduate application here.