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Reviews 2077 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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1 College Sophomore

Majors: Okay, so I'm an education major and basically I would have to do four years at the normal psu to get my degree THEN I would have to go to their graduate school of education to get my teaching degree. I think that's so stupid cause that's 4 years plus extra. Whereas, if I was at any other university I could become a teacher in 4 years.

5 College Sophomore

Transportation: Getting around Portland is pretty easy! There's sooo many ways to get to places. Buses, Light rails, taxis, zipcars, etc. I've used the bus once and it was pretty simple. I use the light rails A LOT and before PSU I never used public transportation but I think it's pretty easy to figure out. You just look at the maps and times and it's extremely simple to know how to get to where you're going. I use it to get to the airport a lot when I fly back home and it's cheaper than a taxi would cost :) $1.25 instead of like $40. I live on campus so I only use the transportation to leave campus but I know a lot of people who use it to get to campus and they do just fine.

3 College Senior

Technology: I expect the internet should be faster and more reliable.

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

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

4 College Senior

Administration: 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.

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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.

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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

Administration: 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

Technology: 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

Technology: 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.


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