PSU At a Glance
Over 28,000 students
from 90 counties
students in the English language program
Average student age: 26
Knowledge Serve the City"
as a leader in service and community-based learning
Undergraduate 525 - paper
at least 60 - i BT
6.5 - IELTS
Gradtuate 550 - paper
at least 68-iBT
Conditional admission for students with
lower TOEFL scores
Portland State University is Oregon's largest
and fastest growing university. PSU is a large comprehensive, public university
made up of eight colleges
and schools, offering more than 120 areas of study.
As Oregon's most
culturally rich and ethnically diverse university, PSU welcomes students and adult
learners of all ages and backgrounds.
A unique urban university
beautiful campus is located on 53 city blocks in the heart of downtown Portland.
The green, tree-lined South
Park Blocks (a 153-year old city park) run through the center of the PSU campus,
connecting PSU to the city's Cultural District: Oregon
Historical Center, Portland
Art Museum, and Portland Center
for Performing Arts.
The PSU campus, surrounded by charming apartments,
historic churches, shops, theaters, restaurants, markets, and museums, blends
seamlessly with the downtown core.
Behind the university are the West Hills
of Portland, which include Forest Park (the largest urban park in the United States), Washington
Park, the Oregon Zoo,
the International Rose
Test Garden, the Japanese
Garden, and residential homes with spectacular views of downtown and Mt. Hood.
transportation at PSU's doorstep
Portland's award-winning public transportation
system, TriMet, plays a vital
role for Portland State bringing students and visitors to the campus daily. City buses and the Portland
Streetcar pass through the campus, stopping at the doorsteps of the School
of Urban and Public Affairs, the PSU
Bookstore, the Student Union and Student
Health Center buildings, and the South Park Blocks.