Welcome to the Graduate School

Portland State is recognized as Oregon's primary urban public research university for graduate education. We offer innovative classes and coursework with student success at the heart of all that we do. As a graduate student, you'll have the opportunity to take part in collaborative experiences in and outside of the classroom that will forward your career goals.

Our programs are led by some of the nation's best faculty who are committed to seeing you succeed academically and professionally. As a graduate student, you'll join faculty as they make progress on research topics that range from a new cure for malaria to classroom mindfulness.


The Graduate School's Coronavirus Response

Find out more about how the Graduate School is responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic and important information for prospective, admitted, and current graduate students.




Recognized among the top schools for graduate studies by U.S. News & World Report