World-class instruction in Oregon's performing arts capital

Located in the heart of Portland’s performing arts district, the School of Music & Theater at Portland State University is an extraordinary place to realize your potential as a performing artist. Our world-renowned faculty of performers, composers, and scholars is deeply engaged with the community and dedicated to student success. We will challenge you to grow and excel personally and musically as we prepare you to be the next generation of world-changing teachers, performers, scholars, composers, and arts advocates

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How to Apply

To become an undergraduate music major, students must apply to both PSU and the School of Music & Theater in separate applications. Graduate students must apply through the PSU Graduate School application.