Portland, OR
Portland State University


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Recent Reviews

Jessica
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I have attended Portland State University for both my undergraduate and graduate programs. It's an interesting campus in an ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have attended Portland State University for both my undergraduate and graduate programs. It's an interesting campus in an urban setting, making it truly unique. I love the bike culture on campus and there are numerous spaces to safely park your bike whether you live on or off campus. I wish that there were better options for food, as the current options get somewhat old.

Feeyee
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I am a freshmen at PSU and from my personal experience the students and staff are very welcoming and helpful. They assisted m...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am a freshmen at PSU and from my personal experience the students and staff are very welcoming and helpful. They assisted me during the college application process and answered my questions about scholarships and programs. I'm looking forward to starting classes at PSU.

Jhoselyn
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They promote diversity, but they are not a really diverse campus. They also hire a lot of adjuncts so they do not have to pay...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

They promote diversity, but they are not a really diverse campus. They also hire a lot of adjuncts so they do not have to pay a professor a full salary. Adjuncts are great professors, but because they are not there it is kind of hard to find them and meet with them because time is very limited.

Cameran
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I am really fortunate that I live in Portland and am able to attend PSU. It is the exact school I wanted to attend for campus...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am really fortunate that I live in Portland and am able to attend PSU. It is the exact school I wanted to attend for campus life, location, quality of education and resources available to students. Many friends who have attended have given really strong recommendations.

Gabrijel
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I find Portland State University amazing in more than one way, all professors are amazing, not only we gain knowledge but cla...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I find Portland State University amazing in more than one way, all professors are amazing, not only we gain knowledge but classes are fun and easy to follow. PSU is downtown, so there are a lot of opportunities for amazing cultural events, great food, fun and during summer a lot of festivals. I would recommend PSU to everyone, it offers a lot academically and as life experience.

Kim
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Overall Portland State University is a great University to attend. I completed most of my degree online while overseas, so I ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall Portland State University is a great University to attend. I completed most of my degree online while overseas, so I didn't get a feel for campus life. The schools online business degree program was very well done and attainable. The professor were available and encouraging.

Yves
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This school is really great for those who live on campus and seek opportunities. All the students who I've talked to who liv...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school is really great for those who live on campus and seek opportunities. All the students who I've talked to who live off campus lament how difficult it is to hang out with friends and participate in school events and activities due to their location away from the school. We have a plethora of cultural resources and events happening weekly as well as classes offered by the rec center. Students pay for these through their tuition and rec center fee, but many do not take advantage of them! My advice is to actively look for events going on and GO TO THEM, even if only for food to bring back home. PSU is located in the heart of Portland, so you can get anywhere through cheap public transportation within 45 minutes. Also, there are a TON of things going on in Portland outside of the campus, that students don't pay attention to. Check out the meetups going on, local communities and groups on social media, and local events going on. You can get a lot of free food, network, and learn about something new that you might have never even thought about before, like the proper techniques for foraging or how to basket weave while also addressing the invasive English Ivy ecological problem. Portland has so much to offer, but you must constantly and actively look for and go to events in order to actually reap the benefits.

Mariam
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I enjoy being a student at Portland State University. There are many opportunities to get involved in the school and communit...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy being a student at Portland State University. There are many opportunities to get involved in the school and community and feel very welcomed at this school. The diversity is great and the school and students are very politically aware.

Zyler
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Portland State University is my dream college. It has everything I want in a college, it's in a big city, it's liberal, it of...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Portland State University is my dream college. It has everything I want in a college, it's in a big city, it's liberal, it offers both a bachelors and masters degree in Architecture and it just has an overall positive environment and culture. The housing options are in the middle of both campus and the city. They are the perfect walking distance from all classes, shopping and even the river. The dining is right in the housing and Portland offers plenty of cheap eating options. Overall I have found very few things wrong with Portland State and hope to attend it in the fall. It is definitely the environment I want to be in.

Heather Anne
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My overall opinion of the school is great! The school in the middle of a city, so we don't have to go way out of Portland to ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion of the school is great! The school in the middle of a city, so we don't have to go way out of Portland to get what we need. The community is very out-going and gives off good vibes. I can't wait to join Portland State University this upcoming fall term.

Details

  • Enrollment
  • 22,927
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $7,878
  • Acceptance rate
  • 66%

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