Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway
Portland OR 97201
Portland State University (PSU) is an urban research university located in the heart of downtown Portland on 50 acres with over 50 buildings and serves over 28000 undergraduate and graduate students. 61% of its students are full time. PSU’s most popular undergraduate majors are Psychology Health Studies Biology Art & Design and Accounting and comprise eight schools with 226 degree programs. PSU is recognized internationally for programs such as Urban Planning Social Work and Environmental Studies that serve the community.
Since 2014 PSU is the only university in Oregon to offer a Four-Year Degree Guarantee which promises that full-time freshmen who sign up for the guarantee will get the support and courses they need to graduate in four years — or PSU will not charge tuition for any remaining courses. PSU was founded in 1946 to meet the needs of GI’s returning from World War II. U.S. News & World Report recently awarded PSU among the Top 20 Most Innovative Schools in the county.