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Open For Fall. Open For All.

Prospective students: we believe in you. You’ve persisted through COVID-19 and are ready for change. So are we. This fall, we're safely reopening campus for in-person classes, and we want you to join us. We’re reducing GPA requirements and you can apply for free. Come for an education that moves you forward.

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Undergraduate Excellence

We pride ourselves on flexibility, affordability, and value. A BA or BS in Communication gives you the skills and knowledge necessary for your career. We offer innovative electives, easy transfer credit, an internship program, and other options so you can make your communication degree work for you. 

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Graduate Education

Our flexible Masters program prepares students for a variety of careers in a complex world. A focus on theory and research connects courses that cover many topics including: Environmental, Strategic, and Organizational Communication. Students are empowered to leverage both Portland and PSU in their education.

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Career Readiness

Communication is a versatile degree, highly valued by employers from a range of fields. Portland has incredible opportunities for communication majors. Companies such as Nike, Wieden+Kennedy, Intel and many nonprofits and government agencies are always looking for experienced communication professionals.

World Class Educators

World Class Educators and Researchers

Our award-winning faculty are leading scholars in their field. Students can contribute to faculty research on media, climate change communication, health campaigns, language use, and more. Our faculty help students connect what they learn in the classroom to their communities, Portland, and around the globe.