At Portland State University, change isn’t a maybe. It’s a must. We are proud to be Oregon’s most diverse, affordable and innovative public urban research university. On our campus in the heart of downtown Portland, we embolden you to chart your own path to a better tomorrow. And we give you all the support, connections and experiences you need to get there. Because we believe every time your success inspires others, you change the world.
Education that Matters
At PSU, caring faculty and staff connect you to the support you need to achieve your goals. We are committed to making your degree affordable, your student life enjoyable and your academic experience excellent. We do everything we can to help you experience the transformative power of a PSU education.
Ensuring the Best Value
PSU gives you a valuable education at an affordable cost. We do this by keeping our tuition as low as possible and offering free tuition to eligible students. Our graduates go on to rewarding careers at Intel, Nike, OHSU, Daimler, Amazon, Google, Adidas, Columbia Sportswear, and more. Find out where your PSU degree can take you.
Learn Like Nowhere Else
Our urban campus, hands-on learning, and creative thinking spark curiosity
PSU junior, Valeria, collaborates with world-class researchers to map brain networks to understand disorders like autism and ADHD.
Advertising students are taking on real-world issues by teaming up with the Portland Police Bureau to raise awareness of human trafficking in Portland.
A partner project between Portland area nonprofits and the School of Architecture and Center for Public Interest Design is finding innovative ways to house the homeless.
Student leader Violet Gibson unites students with differing opinions by finding common ground.