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Portland State University

Portland State University

Portland State University 1825 SW Broadway, Portland (OR), 97201, United States

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About Oregon's urban research university, recognized for excellence in sustainability & community engagement, offers 200+degrees in the heart of Portland.
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Mission Vision
Our vision is to be an internationally recognized urban university known for excellence in student learning, innovative research, and community engagement that contributes to the economic vitality, environmental sustainability, and quality of life in the Portland region and beyond.

The mission of Portland State University is to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic qualities of urban life by providing access throughout the life span to a quality liberal education for undergraduates and an appropriate array of professional and graduate programs especially relevant to metropolitan areas. The University conducts research and community service that support a high quality educational environment and reflect issues important to the region. It actively promotes the development of a network of educational institutions to serve the community
Description Portland State University serves as a center of opportunity for nearly 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits a commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 213 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe.
Awards *America's Best Colleges
Best Graduate Schools
10 Colleges With Most Transfer Students
10 colleges With Highest ESL Participation Rates
Up-and-coming National University

*The Princeton Review
Best 376 Colleges
Guide to 311 Green Colleges
Best in the West
Best 301 Business Schools
Top Green Business Schools
Founded 1946
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