I Am A Transfer Student

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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. We offer flexible online programs, individualized support and career connections to ensure you succeed. You’ll bridge the gap between right now and the better future you want.

Portland, Oregon


How to transfer to PSU

Incoming Transfer Students

We help you transfer with one-on-one advising, guides by major and workshops to navigate the process. You’ll find more than 200 degrees with flexible and online options and a clear path to a rewarding career. Our counselors in Undergraduate Admissions, give you step by step instructions to help you prepare to transfer, estimate costs, connect with an advisor and apply!

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    Transfers Finish Free

    We offer generous financial support to transfer students. Our innovative Transfers Finish Free program allows eligible Oregon residents to finish their degrees at PSU and pay no standard tuition or fees. You will be automatically considered for Transfers Finish Free when you apply to PSU. We work hard to make your PSU education affordable, so you can focus on your goals.


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    Current Transfer Students

    PSU’s Transfer & Returning Student Resource Center is here to help new students transition, complete your degree, and advance your career. We offer academic and career advising, workshops and events tailored to the needs of transfer and returning students. We’ll connect you to resources across campus and a transfer advisor.