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Portland State University

Portland, Oregon, United States of America
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Portland State University was founded as Vanport Extension Center in 1946, later moving to downtown Portland, Oregon in 1952 a few years after a catastrophic flood destroyed the nascent city of Vanport. In 1955, the Center changed its name to Portland State College to mark its maturation into a four-year degree-granting institution. Portland State College was granted university status in 1969, becoming Portland State University (PSU).

Today, PSU is comprised of seven constituent colleges and schools, offering undergraduate degrees in over a hundred and twenty diverse fields. The seven schools and colleges at PSU are the School of Business Administration, College of Education, School of Social Work, College of Urban and Public Affairs, College of the Arts, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Some of the most popular undergraduate programs at PSU include Psychology, Computer Science, Biology,  Accounting, and Marketing. PSU also offers an International and Global Studies program, as well as a Public Health program, both of which offer several concentrations for specialization. 

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QS Ranking 1201-1400
Times Higher Education 1001-1200
ARWU 1121
Webometrics --
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Founding year 1946
Institution Type Public University
Partnered Yes
Scholarships available Yes
Application Fees USD 60 - USD 150
Tuition Fees USD 9,540 - USD 31,620
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QS Ranking 1201-1400
THE Ranking 1001-1200
ARWU Ranking 1121
Webometrics Ranking
Location Portland, Oregon, United States of America
Acceptance Rate --%
Male-Female Ratio 58:42
Student-Teacher Ratio 193:1000
International Students 6
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