Mike Freiling & Daniel Sagalowicz
Portland State University (PSU) is a public, non-profit, coeducational research university located in the Southwest University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. It was founded in 1946 as a post-secondary educational institution for World War I Veterans. It evolved into a four-year college over the following two decades, and was granted university status in 1969. It is the only public urban university in the state of Oregon that is located in a major metropolitan city, and is governed by a board of trustees. As Oregon’s most affordable public research university, Portland State University offer tremendous opportunity to 27,000 students from all backgrounds. Their mission is “let knowledge serve the city” reflects their dedication to finding innovative, sustainable solutions to local and global problems. Enrollment 2016-2017 (Fall 2016) Total: 27,229 Undergraduate: 21,633 Graduate: 5,596 Women: 14,856 Men: 12,373 Full time: 62% Part time: 38% Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
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