Overview:Portland State University is Oregon's urban research university located in the heart of downtown. It is ranked as one of the nation's "Top 10 Up-and-Coming" universities by U.S. News & World Report.
It offers more than 60 undergraduate and 40 graduate programs in fine and performing arts, liberal arts and sciences, business administration, education, urban and public affairs, social work, engineering and computer science. PSU offers more than 226 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.
The 50-acre downtown campus—with the motto "Let Knowledge Serve the City"—places students in a vibrant center of culture, business and technology. This allows students to participate in internships and community-based projects in these fields as well as education, social services, and government.
Portland State's world-renowned MBA program prepares students to meet the business challenges of tomorrow. Further, the award-winning University Studies curriculum takes students out of the classroom and into the field, where they utilize their knowledge and skills to solve business challenges within the community.
Sustainability—initiatives that balance environmental, economic and social concerns—is incorporated throughout the curriculum and across the campus.