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    • Experience Portland State University
      Located in the heart of downtown Portland, PSU gives students a vibrant place to learn and contribute to the community. It's why U.S. News ranks PSU among the top 10 "up-and-coming" universities in the nation.
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    • One Day at PSU 2013
      Students, faculty and staff filmed what they do in 24-hours- from creating art and programming circuit boards to practicing dance and just hanging out with friends.
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    • U Belong at PSU
      At PSU, we believe there's more to a person than meets the eye; we strive to make everyone feel welcome.
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    • Creating A Better World
      Making changes in our schools, community, and environment or even in a struggling village on the other side of the world isn't easy or fast. That's why PSU students are taking on the challenge while still in school.
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    • Urban Honors // Portland State University
      Urban Honors at PSU is the only urban-focused honors college in the country. Students explore an academically intense curriculum through the lens of the culturally rich, ever-evolving city of Portland.
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    • Oregon Is Our Classroom
      A Portland State education takes students beyond the classroom with courses, field studies, capstone projects, and internships throughout the Portland metropolitan area and around the world.
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      From a lab in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, students conduct real-time, zero-gravity experiments with NASA and the astronauts orbiting Earth on the International Space Station.
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Student Reviews of Portland State University

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  • Brittany from Tigard, OR

    Keep in mind that you actually need to take at least 15 credits to stay on track for graduation, but do not overload yourself either. Try to take one fun class every term. That way you can relax at least one class period a week, because sometimes… more read full review

    Keep in mind that you actually need to take at least 15 credits to stay on track for graduation, but do not overload yourself either. Try to take one fun class every term. That way you can relax at least one class period a week, because sometimes there isn't time outside of your classes to relax. read full review

  • Mary from Portland, OR

    If you choose this school, don't overload yourself with courses in your first term. You will want to only take about 12 credits (that is full time) to give yourself time to get used to studying AND to be free to explore the city and campus. read full review

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