Portland State University’s mission 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.
|Campus Setting:||Large city|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|School Mascot:||Victor E. Viking|
|School Colors:||Green & White|
I'm a student who lives on campus and thought that I'd never like it, but it turns out that it's really nice. It's never real loud around here and there's always something to do. I came from a small town where you had to drive everywhere to get to things to do. Here everything is with walking distance. The school itself has its own movie theater, game room and bowling alley. It has it's own pub that features Rogue Brewing Company's Portland State Ale, the Farmer's Market is in the cent of campus every Saturday and there are live concerts held on campus usually once a week featuring any type of music you could want.» Read More