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Portland State University

None, United States
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About Portland State University

PSU is Oregon's urban research university located in the heart of downtown. It is ranked as one of the nation's "most innovative" universities by U.S. News & World Report.

We are recognized throughout the world for programs like Urban Planning, Social Work, and Environmental Studies that directly engage the community, and aim our students towards the creation of a better, more sustainable world.

Mission:

  • We serve and sustain a vibrant urban region through our creativity, collective knowledge and expertise.
  • We are dedicated to collaborative learning, innovative research, sustainability and community engagement.
  • We educate a diverse community of lifelong learners.
  • Our research and teaching have global impact.

Values:

  • We promote access, inclusion and equity as pillars of excellence.
  • We commit to curiosity, collaboration, stewardship and sustainability.
  • We strive for excellence and innovation that solves problems.
  • We believe everyone should be treated with integrity and respect.

Campus information

Portland State University is an urban research university encompassing 50 city blocks, eight schools, 226 degree programs, 29,000 students, including 1,700 international students from 91 countries, and 126,000 alumni.

Portland State's 49-acre downtown campus is located in the heart of one of America's most vibrant centers of culture, business and technology. We are recognized throughout the world for programs like Urban Planning, Social Work, and Environmental Studies that directly engage the community, and aim our students towards the creation of a better, more sustainable world.

Here in one of the nation’s most livable cities, a world of activity awaits. Portland is known for its progressive bike-friendly attitude, lively music and restaurant scenes, farmers' markets, endless recreation possibilities — and Portland State is in the middle of it all. Rail and bus lines connect the campus to every corner of the city. Beyond the metro area students enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty via slopes, sails, surf and trails.

Accommodation

The cost of University Housing can vary depending on where you live, your class standing, and the type of room and building you choose to live in. PSU offers a wide variety of residence hall style and apartment style options. Housing charges include the cost of the student’s unit as well as all utilities, local phone service, high speed internet and in some cases, cable TV. Furnished and unfurnished rooms are available. FYE rooms are furnished, and a meal plan is built into the rate for housing.

 

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Applied and Pure Sciences 2 Architecture, Building & Planning 2 Computer Science and IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Law 1 Mass Communication & Media 1

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