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Portland State University

Portland, Oregon

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Portland State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

About Portland State University

Portland State University (PSU) is a public research university located in the southwest University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. It was founded in 1946 as a post-secondary educational institution for World War II veterans. It evolved into a four-year college over the following two decades, and was granted university status in 1969. It is the only public urban university in the state of Oregon that is located in a major metropolitan city, and is governed by a board of trustees.

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Location

Located in Portland, Oregon.

724 SW Harrison, Portland, OR, 97201, Multnomah County

Portland State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#153 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Oregon

#3 of 88

2022 Best Four Year Colleges in Oregon

#3 of 38

Most Popular Majors

Out of 25 majors categories at Portland State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Portland State University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni