PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science

USD 10,000 - USD 41,280 loan size
up to 20 years loan term

Courses supported

MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering
MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering
MEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering
MS in Engineering and Technology Management
MS in Mechanical Engineering
MS in Materials Science Engineering
MS in Computer Science
MS in Statistics

Portland State University was established in 1946 as the Vanport Extension Center for 220 World War II veterans. Having survived a devastating flood in 1948, PSU moved thrice before permanently settling in downtown Portland in 1952.

The Princeton Review ranks PSU among the top 50 green colleges in the US. PSU Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science students benefit from a supportive community prioritising service learning.

PSU alumni include Dr Rima Karami Akkary (Global UNESCO-Hamdan Prize recipient), Dr. Jeffery Lusardi (US Army Senior Research Scientist - Flight Dynamics and Control), and Ali R. Afghan (Sr. Director, Individualized Cell and Gene Therapy Genentech).

Portland is best known for its sustainability efforts, easy access to nature, sumptuous food, and live music.

What can you study at Portland State University - Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science?

  • MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • MS in Computer Science

How to secure admission at Portland State University - Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science

To secure admission, the online application process entails submitting the items mentioned below:

  • Completed application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Statement of intent
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended
  • Resume featuring work experience
  • Educational background
  • Travel experiences
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • A representative sample of academic writing
  • A portfolio of creative work

The Admissions Committee places special emphasis on the applicant's creative abilities. The portfolio should comply with specific guidelines, such as a maximum size of 9" x 12" and a maximum of 20 pages. The applicant must also be ready to upload a digital portfolio file (PDF) as directed in the online application.

  • Application fee: $65
  • Average GRE Scores: Minimum 300
  • Mean TOEFL Score iBT: Minimum overall score of 71; minimum subscore of 15 in reading and writing
  • Average UG GPA: 2.50
  • Recommendations: 3 letters of recommendation
  • Language eligibility test: TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, SAT, DET
  • Tuition fee: $456 to $683
  • Health service/health insurance: $190.00, PSU health insurance premium of $1,108.00
  • Books: $1,200
  • Food: $12,144
  • Transportation: $1,002
  • Personal expenses: $1,500
  • Total annual CoA: $35,877

Scholarships for international students at Portland State University

PSU offers various scholarships to international students:

  • The International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) provides F-1 international students with a fee remission of $3,250 per term.
  • The International Student Retention Scholarship (ISRS) offers a $1,500 fee remission to recipients who demonstrate financial need and have clear academic and professional goals for a maximum of 6 terms during fall, winter, and spring.
  • The Keith Morden Memorial Scholarship is only available to eligible graduating seniors during their final term at PSU, and the award amount varies.
  • Newly admitted undergraduate international students may qualify for the International Achievement Scholarship (IAS) based on their academic performance.
  • Academic departments, special committees, and PSU's Office of Student Financial Services also offer scholarships to international students based on academic excellence, leadership skills, and financial need.
  • PSU's Graduate School provides information on its website about funding opportunities, scholarships, and graduate assistantships available to graduate and doctoral students.

Portland campus

City

Portland

City Population

619,286

Region

Northwest US

Climate

Portland enjoys a moderate climate. Summers are dry and warm, while winters are cool and wet, with little or no snow. Temperatures vary between 57°F/13.8°C and 83°F/28.3°C in summer and between 36°F/2.2°C and 45°F/7.2°C in winter

Nearest Airport

Portland International Airport

Time Zone

Pacific Time Zone (GMT -7)

Fast facts about Portland State University

  • University enrolment numbers: 22,014
  • Living alumni: 205,000+
  • Master's courses: 90
  • International students: 5.6%
  • International grad students: 2,000+
  • Countries most represented: India, Japan, China, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia

Portland State University job placement

  • Graduates can access various job opportunities with global giants such as Intel, Nike, OHSU, Google, Amazon, and Kaiser Permanente.
  • Undergraduates can earn a median salary of $52,000.
  • The University's Career Center provides distinctive resources and services to cater to the requirements of both students and graduates.
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Last updated: 30 Nov 2023

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