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Transfer Out-of-State

Thinking of transferring to Portland State? You'll be in good company - PSU is a transfer-friendly school! Transferring credits to PSU is easy! We will provide you with an evaluation explaining how each of your credits transferred to PSU after you are admitted. 

Residency Information

Many students who transfer from out-of-state have questions about becoming an Oregon resident. If you don't meet residency requirements, you may only need to take 45-72 credits at non-resident tuition in order to graduate from PSU, depending on the number and type of courses you transfer. Be sure to talk with an admissions counselor or academic adviser to find the plan that works best for you.

Visit Portland State

To get started, plan to visit PSU. There are many opportunities for you get to know PSU. You can choose from a range of options from self-guided tours to comprehensive programs.


University housing isn't just for freshmen. In fact, many of the students who live in University Housing transferred here from other colleges and universities.