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Candidates who have completed 90 transferable quarter (60 semester) credits, including all pre-business coureses*, with at least a 3.0 overall GPA are automatically eligible for admission. Students who do not meet one or more of the above requirements can consult our online academic adviser, at or 503-725-2323. Students must meet the admissions criteria of Portland State University before starting the program.

School of Business Administration Requirements:

  1. Students must have completed all the following pre-business courses with a “C-“ or better (while maintaining an overall 3.0 GPA):
    • BA 101-Introduction to Business & World Affairs
    • BA 205 - Business Communications Using Technology
    • BA 211-Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
    • BA 213-Decision Making Accounting Information
    • EC 201 & 202-Principles of Economics (Micro and Marco)
    • STATS 243 & 244- Statistics I & II (Recommended to take statistics for business majors)
    • COMM 220-Public Speaking
    • WR 121- English Composition
  2. A minimum of 3.0 GPA in all three applicable categories:
    • All transfer credits
    • All PSU credits
    • All PSU graded business credits (pre-business courses)

Application Process 

To be considered for admissions, please complete all of the following:

  1. Complete Online PSU Application ($50 non-refundable application fee)
  2. Complete the School of Business Admissions Application.
  3. Mail all official transcriptions to:

Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751


Please email us at or 503-725-3796

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