Transfer Admissions

Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science

Transfer Admissions

Portland State University welcomes more transfer students than any other college in Oregon. We are the state’s most affordable and diverse urban research university, and transfer students are a big part of who we are. At the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, we offer flexible programs, individualized support and career connections to ensure you succeed. You’ll bridge the gap between right now and the better future you want.

If you are a first-time student with 30 or more transferable quarter credits (20 semester credits), you are considered a transfer student.

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General Education Requirements

The university's general education curriculum is designed to assure that its graduates have a breadth of coursework from across the university's curricula. At the Maseeh College, the amount of general education courses you are required to take depends on the total credits transferred.

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Transfer Guides

The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science provides transfer guides for programs at local schools for Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

How to Apply

Step 1: Apply to the University

To receive an undergraduate degree from the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, you must first be admitted to Portland State University.

Step 2: Apply to Your Major

Once you are admitted to PSU, you then apply to the Maseeh College department in which you plan to major, also known as upper division. Generally, you will apply to upper division in your last quarter of lower-division studies (usually the end of your sophomore year, but this may vary depending on your course plan).