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Transferring to Portland State University

Portland State University

Portland State University is located in downtown Portland. PSU offers 88 Bachelor’s programs to its 22,600 undergraduate students. The top undergraduate majors are Psychology, Health Studies, Biology, Art & Design, and Accounting. PSU visits each of the 4 PCC campuses once a month – see events and school visits. We have a Co-Admission agreement with Portland State. See how many credits you’ll need, GPA requirements, and how to apply on PSU’s transfer page.

Eligible Transfer students can attend Portland State for free!

Below is information about how PCC courses transfer. To make an academic plan for transfer, contact your PCC Academic Advisor.

Transferring Credits

See how individual PCC courses will transfer using PSU’s course-by-course equivalency system, Transferology.

General Education Classes

Portland State’s general education is called University Studies. If you earn an AAOT degree, an ASOT-B degree, an AS degree from PCC,  or transfer at least 90 credits to PSU, the Freshman and Sophomore Inquiry part of University Studies will be waived. If you transfer with at least 30 credits, some of the lower-division University Studies requirements will be waived depending on the number of credits transferred.

Major Requirements

You can access transfer guides for all majors at PSU in the EAB Academic Planning tool.

PSU also maintains transfer guides for many majors on their website.