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 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.



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