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Undergraduate Applicant

Undergraduate Applicant Description

This is your next big step. This is where you can begin the application process for undergraduate admission to Portland State University. There’s no telling where you can go from here.

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.

Discover General Education at PSU: University Studies

Students are exposed to a range of coursework outside of the major discipline.

Discover General Education at PSU: Urban Honors

The University Honors Program serves high-achieving, academically-motivated students.

Review Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for Freshmen

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

Find Out How Credits Transfer to PSU

Review Transfer of AP/IB/CLEP

See how your Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and CLEP credits transfer to PSU.

Submit Your Application and Official Documents

Apply to PSU - Freshman

Complete your PSU application.

Student type
Submit Academic Records / Official Transcripts - Freshman

In order to review your application, we will need an official high school transcript.

Apply for University Housing

Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid

Apply for Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded in advance for students beginning in Fall term. The deadline is Feb. 1 preceding your Fall term start date.

Complete FAFSA

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

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.

Let PSU Know You're Enrolling and Pay Deposit

Submit Intent to Enroll and Tuition Deposit if Beginning in Fall Term - Freshmen

In order to secure your spot for Fall term, you will need to submit your Intent to Enroll and Tuition deposit. This must be done in order to register for your Orientation, Advising and Registration session.

Sign up for Orientation and Register for Classes

Orientation and Registration Session

This session will introduce you to the PSU basics and academic advising. You will also register for your first term courses at this event.

Begin Classes