Address: 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States
Portland State University (Portland State or PSU) is well known as public coeducational research university that located in the southwest University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. It was originally founded as post-World War II veterans and it evolved into four-year college over the following two decades. It is the only public urban university in the state of Oregon that located in a metropolitan city and is governed by a board of trustees.
As an urban institution, Portland State University (Portland State or PSU) attracts a student body older than other universities. It was reported that the average age of undergraduate student was 26 years in the 2010-2011. In 2015, this university was ranked at number 15 as the “Most Liberal Colleges” in America by Niche. The student government is the Associated Students of Portland State University (ASPSU). “Let knowledge serve the city” is the motto of this university that purposes to make the city be colored by knowledge.