Portland State University is Oregon’s most affordable public research university, located in the heart of one of America’s most dynamic cities. Our mission to “let knowledge serve the city” reflects our dedication to turning ideas into action — in Portland and around the world. The city is our campus, giving students unmatched access to career connections, a vibrant cultural scene and hands-on learning experiences with hundreds of community partners.
More than 27,000 students from all backgrounds bring diverse perspectives to our classrooms and campus life, from the tree-lined Park Blocks to the bustling Urban Plaza and state-of-the-art science labs. We are proud of our world-class faculty, groundbreaking research and international reputation for excellence in sustainability, community engagement and innovation.
The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to providing access to an education that uniquely leverages resources in the Portland area to equip students with the knowledge to transform themselves and their communities. We seek to recruit, enroll and retain a high achieving and diverse student population. We strive to provide transparency and foster collaboration across the university by sharing our enrollment strategy and engaging the University in the process.