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About Portland State

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Think Bigger and Bolder

Embolden each and everyone

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Take it to the streets

Portland State is a testbed for tomorrow — in Portland and beyond. You study alongside leading-edge faculty and collaborate with local organizations and industry leaders. Discover some of Oregon’s best undergraduate, graduate, online, and professional programs.

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Research that matters

We do more than study the issues. We address real-world problems with creative solutions. At Portland State, you can work side-by-side with top faculty researchers, who inspire you to reimagine what’s possible.

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Your potential to be exponential

At PSU, you feel like you’re part of a movement. The kind that keeps your classmates rooting for you and your professors pulling for you. You’ll form bonds with faculty and friends in small classes that dive deep into the issues that matter most to you. We are proud to be one of the nation's most transformative universities. Because every time your success inspires others, you change the world.

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Opportunities like nowhere else

Our graduates go on to invent for Intel, save lives at Oregon Health & Science University, design for Nike and launch their own innovative companies. And, they earn an average salary of $49,000 one year after graduation. More than 183,000 PSU alumni live all over the world, turning ideas into action.

TOP EMPLOYERS OF PSU GRADS

INTEL
OHSU
NIKE
PROVIDENCE HEALTH
KAISER PERMANENTE
MULTNOMAH COUNTY
CITY OF PORTLAND
DAIMLER TRUCKS
AMAZON
APPLE
MICROSOFT
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR
GOOGLE
ADIDAS