enrolled graduate students
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 Message on AAPI Hate Crimes
The Graduate School condemns the March 16 horrific acts of violence in Atlanta which left eight people dead, six of whom were women of Asian descent. We condemn and abhor all forms of racism, acts of violence, sexism, and harassment.
We stand out among graduate schools in Oregon with more than 100 master’s degrees, 48 graduate certificates, and 20 doctorates. Take the next step in your education and career through graduate school.
Recognized among the top schools for graduate studies by U.S. News & World Report
A Graduate Certificate is an excellent way to develop specialized professional skills without the time commitment of a graduate degree.
If you are in your junior or senior year, you may be eligible to earn your master's degree with only one additional year of study.
Every quarter, the Graduate School hosts professional and academic development events for current students.
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.