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Portland State University - 2016

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Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University evolved in parallel with the growth of the high-tech industry in Oregon. Located in the heart of the “Silicon Forest,” the College's deep connection to Portland's thriving tech, transportation and sustainability sectors give students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to jump-start their careers. Location and dedicated support services provide Maseeh College students with many advantages including an array of internships and networking opportunities and other benefits of an urban campus.

Maseeh College undergraduate students are able to participate in many unique offerings including paid research opportunities and community-based learning projects. In the spirit of Portland’s vibrant entrepreneurial culture, the College also provides funding and technological resources for students to develop new ideas from proposal to prototype through its signature Innovation Program.

Portland is the largest metropolitan area in the state of Oregon. It is one of America’s most livable cities and celebrated for its abundant restaurants, microbreweries, public parks and art galleries. Portland is connected by one of the world's leading public transportation systems and located within 90 minutes of snow-capped mountains and the Pacific Ocean.