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Reviews 1757 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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4 College Senior

Party Scene: Awesome time, just wish it was warmer more often for the outdoor seating

3 College Senior

Weather: Living in Portland, it helps to know the forecast the morning of, not even the day before, because the weather might change. And with this comes the necessity to be able to adapt to any weather condition on the spot ( but more often than not, rain)

5 College Senior

Campus Quality: We are an urban university.

3 College Senior

Campus Quality: it's about making friends with a car and than going out around portland. Everywhere but on campus. Campus isn't terrible by any means, but everywhere else in portland is well worth seeing.

3 College Senior

Campus Housing: I did not live on campus, but my girlfriend did and it was alright. I live in a house so, i instantly believe it's a better situation than cramming into a building and paying a ton for parking. It's nice to meet people, and step out of the norm so it is indeed healthy in that respect. Other than that, look for housing right outside downtown to avoid parking costs and headaches.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I have created and found many opportunities for me both here and for elsewhere when my education seizes. I would recommend this school to any one who is ready to bunker down on their education and make a name for themselves, and not have your name defined by your involvement with greek life or party cliques. It is possible to party too, but mostly it'll be with another group than the last week you partied with.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: I am a larger man 6'4" 210 lbs. I don't worry often for my own safety, but i did have my brand new bicycle stolen recently...

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: It's good if you want drugs. It's bad if you don't want drugs.

5 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: I love it. I have a car so i refuse to live directly down town so i can spend money on my car like its a baby. I bicycle to school from 3.5 miles away and it takes me 15 minutes, and no crazy hills or inclines. I can also bus by walking one street over and hopping on there for $2.50.

4 College Senior

Campus Food: Just visit the food carts or other local restaurants for lunch. The cafeteria is weak.

3 College Senior

Scholarships: Worked out better than past schools.

2 College Senior

Athletics: No one cares unless you are Division-1.

5 College Senior

Transportation: Portland, OR is ranked as one of the most commutable cities in the U.S. We have streetcar, light rail, buslines, bike lanes, parking

5 College Senior

Local Area: It is Portland, OR. If you have not heard what we do for fun, come find out.

4 College Senior

Majors: I just applied and got accepted, no extra steps besides good standing status.

5 College Senior

Majors: The best part is we get daily e-mails regarding internships, scholarships, advising appointments, job opportunities all in relation to our field of study.

1 College Senior

Greek Life: i know like one person who is part of a frat, and probably three girls in a sorority.

5 College Senior

Academics: I truly believe this is one of the best topics of focus for anyone in our modern age. We are facing Globalization and how to find sustainable measures that will positively affect the majority rather than serve a small sliver of the population. The approach for my major, Public Health, is to promote preventative measures rather than continual treatment. It's like finding the problem at the source and stopping it from there. This program is engaging but not overly burdened by busy work or useless definitions that you learn just for a week until you regurgitate it onto your test. These habits and lifestyle regiments promoted by public health officials is truly applicable and end up being topics you find yourself thinking about daily for the years to come.

5 College Senior

Academics: I feel that within my program of Public Health, it is topic among current events and will become a well known sector of the job market that most of the public will be aware of within the next decade. The professors here at Portland State in Public Health have come from all walks of lives, but the majority were raised in the NW or attended school at Berkeley. They are well educated individuals that have all influenced the public through one form or another whether it be research, involvement within city council, starting non-profits, etc...

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: I love the off-campus dining. It is affordable and yummy!

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I saw one time in the park blocks, a pledge going on, but other than that nothing.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: It is expensive, but it would be worth living closer to campus to create more of a college experience.

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Overall, it is pretty confusing, and the help I would get wasn't much help at all.

3 College Sophomore

Parking: There are permits people can buy, but I stick with public transportation.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: There isn't much of a work load, but the PHE program it interesting, and fun.

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