48 months
29706 USD/year
29706 USD/year
10806 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Discover the limitless possibilities of science and its real-world applications with a bachelor's degree in Science from Portland State University. The flexible major can be tailored to fit your goals and will provide a basic mastery of multiple scientific fields.

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As a science major, you will be able to take classes in anthropology, biology, chemistry, environmental science and management, geography, geology, math and statistics, physics, science education, and systems science.

The professional advisors will help you take full advantage of the program and carefully design your program of study, whether you plan to go to medical school or want to become a science teacher.

Field and lab work takes you out of the classroom and gives you hands-on experience.


A Science program from Portland State University provides you with a strong foundation in the sciences to pursue a variety of careers.

Many of our students interested in pursuing a medical, dental, or veterinary degree as well as those who want to teach elementary and middle school math coordinate their prerequisites into the Science major. Combined with a second major or minor in English, the Science major can also prepare you for a writing career in science and technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropology 
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science/Studies
  • Geography 
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Science (SCI)
  • Systems Science 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29706 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29706 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10806 USD per year during 48 months.

Washington Border Discount (WBD) $11,706 

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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