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Commencement 2024

Celebrating Portland State's 4,970 graduates at six commencement ceremonies this weekend.

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Free or discounted tuition is available to eligible students with our Tuition-Free Degree and Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) programs.

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We welcome more transfer students and career changers than any other college in Oregon. Nontraditional students are a big part of our tradition.


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Connect with top employers. Find a career path that’s as unique as you are. Graduate with the skills and experience to earn more and do more.

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Students come first at PSU. You’ll find tailored support services that empower you to thrive, including one-on-one tutoring, advising and mentoring.

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Live and learn in one of the best college locations in America. Our campus in the heart of downtown Portland provides inspiration and opportunity at every turn.

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Unlock new solutions, expand your network and advance your career in graduate programs led by some of the nation's best faculty and researchers.

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Paying for college

We are Oregon’s most transformative public research university, and our goal is to give you an excellent education at a reasonable cost. We offer a full range of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans and work-study programs. Our grads go on to rewarding careers at Intel, Nike, OHSU and more.

Summer Session

Summer Term 2024

It’s the perfect time to get ahead on your degree path — while staying connected online or on campus. You’ll find flexible options that fit your summer schedule. You can take an entire year of language courses in one term. Complete a required class in only a few weeks. Or try something totally new.