Location
Portland, OR
Undergrads
23,397
Tuition (in-state)
$22,863 ($7,653)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 1401 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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4 College Senior

Majors: I learn a lot from attending school of business

3 College Senior

Majors: Most internships are sale position, which is not great.

4 College Senior

Diversity: It is very divert at PSU. You can meet people from more than 100 countries at PSU.

2 College Senior

Weather: Rain most of the time, less sunshine. I need Vitamin D.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: A great variety. I love the food carts because they are cheap and convenient.

4 College Senior

Nightlife: There are a lot of places to go at night, especially when you are willing to spend a little money.

4 College Senior

Campus Strictness: It is good to have some rules so everyone could respect each other.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: You will miss a lot of activities living off campus.

4 College Senior

Campus Housing: It is expensive to live on campus, but it is worth it.

4 College Senior

Drug Safety: No drug, no alcohol should be allowed on campus for student sake.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: It is downtown, I assume that we should be careful and have the cell phone ready.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: The school has many social events for students who live on campus so it's a great way to meet people.

1 College Junior

Weather: When it's cold and rainy it's terrible! You have to walk outside to get to the building the classroom is in and a lot of the campus is outside

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: PSU isn't really a party school. Some of the dorms are more known for their parties, but the main problem is that almost everyone smokes pot so it stinks up the whole building.

3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: Parking is the worst thing at the school. It's extremely expensive and if you're 1 minuet late you may get a $30 parking ticket.

3 College Junior

Computers: Sometimes the internet connection can be slow, but there are a lot of computers on campus and the ability to print there is nice.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I met my current roommates while living in on campus housing, but there was no help from PSU to find off campus housing.

3 College Junior

Transportation: Public transportation is great! But personally driving around is a hassle

4 College Junior

Diversity: PSU has so many diverse people and support for everyone.

3 College Junior

Athletics: I don't think many students pay attention to the sports at PSU

4 College Junior

Scholarships: They are very quick with the process, when I did have an issue they fixed it up really fast

3 College Sophomore

Computers: Lot of labs around campus and wifi printing (up to 500 B&W prints in your quota per term). But if you're trying to find a spot in the library, it's usually packed. The PCs are old and slow, but there are a couple (VERY FEW) Macs on campus which are almost always taken. Laptops are available for rent at 3hr blocks at the library as well.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: Don't really have a large selection. Noticed that most students major in health sciences (pre-med, pre-dental, etc) or engineering. Not many options for liberal arts.

College Sophomore

Majors: There are really no application processes for different programs. The only ones I know of are for the Business School and the Music Program.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There are a lot of cheap apartment options a little away from the actual campus, but no one has a problem with commuting because public transportation is quite convenient. The city is obviously a bit more expensive, but not to bad compared to larger cities like Seattle, or Boston.

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