Portland, OR
Tuition (in-state)
$22,863 ($7,653)
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Reviews 1510 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Junior

Majors: some class work load is good and sometimes overloading. love portland state wish undergraduates were accepted into more internships if you not a grad student they don't look at you twice

2 College Junior

Majors: i would love one not to many out there i am scared don't think there will be work for me

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: east access to everything portland is a great city to live in

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3 College Junior

Drug Safety: I don't see a lot of people drinking and partying

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: High cost from what i hear

3 College Junior

Nightlife: I don't party i there for school

3 College Junior

Academics: I don't really know much about them

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I don't know a lot about the greek commuity besides out side portland state.

5 College Junior

Diversity: Portland State University is a really diverse community i never so any real problem everyone is expected with in our community

3 College Junior

Weather: Portland has mild weather; not too hot or too cold. But be prepared for lots of rainy days.

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3 College Junior

Scholarships: The financial aid process is okay; I've received the aid I needed for education the past few years. It's a large campus, so it takes a while for the paperwork to get through. Your aid packaged might not be processed for a while. Currently, one of my scholarships hasn't been distributed even though it's the middle of the school term.

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3 College Junior

Majors: I am a psychology major. There are opportunities for careers around the area and to connect with the faculty since it's an urban campus, but the program is not very helpful in helping you decide what career paths are the best for you and what you need to do to get there. Psychology is a field that could lead to many careers, but there's no clarity in what you can do.

4 College Junior

Majors: Admission to Portland State is not difficult at all since it's a state school, and there are no requirements to being in the psychology program. You are automatically entered when you indicate that as your intended major.

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College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live at home and commute to campus.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Generally I feel very safe on campus, despite living in downtown Portland where anyone can walk in. Police are easy to find and get ahold of when needed, and all buildings require access badges after certain hours, including housing. There is never much of a problem with strangers causing trouble on campus or with students, but it does make people feel uncomfortable when anyone off the street can walk in and stay in our space.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I live in Eugene oregon and commute to distance program in Portland

3 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: not bad, options here and there

4 Recent Alumnus

Majors: It's okay usually you have to find your own

5 Recent Alumnus

Majors: I love my major and the program, facilities

3 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: am not involved to know much

3 Recent Alumnus

Drug Safety: smell of smoking Marijuana here in there

3 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: Not really involved in the school sport neither

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: I don't leave on-campus, BUT i heard different thing

3 Recent Alumnus

Nightlife: Not really involved in school parties,

3 Recent Alumnus

Local Atmosphere: There are things to do, you just have to look deeper

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