It takes courage to imagine a better solution, to do something original, to create something new.
At Portland State University, our urban campus, hands-on learning and outside-the-box thinking are designed to spark your imagination, fuel your originality and ignite your creativity.
Become a conduit of progress to the wider world, pioneer bright ideas and challenge norms to blaze a pathway into what's next.
At PSU, you will join a community of explorers, risk-takers and researchers. Use your imagination to create solutions to the world's problems and your voice to make your dreams a reality.
Here, the classroom extends into the city and the globe becomes a canvas.
A place where students partner with the community to engage in actions that address contemporary problems and create real change.
At PSU, we are all different and we are all welcome.
We take care of each other and foster relentless respect helping you to contribute your very best to society.
Rivers running right through. Progressive mindset all around. Plus more bike lanes than Seattle. More coffee than you could drink in a lifetime. And more foodcarts, with museums, shops, books, music and parks than you ever thought possible. You're gonna love it here.
PSU's nationally recognized general education program, University Studies, teaches critical thinking, effective communication and collaboration. Learn from teams of professors as well as peer mentors and explore themes relevant to you. Emerge as a productive, prepared member of the workforce and a responsible global citizen.
Join a small, dedicated community of highly motivated students and engaged professors at the only urban-focused honors college in the country. Explore your curriculum through the lens of the culturally rich, ever evolving city of Portland.Learn More
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