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Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR


  • A new Oregon cohort begins each August, which is the fall semester.

  • Application materials are reviewed upon their receipt, and students are notified of their acceptance status as soon as decisions are made. The earlier all application materials are received, the earlier a decision can be made. Applications should be submitted by July 1st for fall admission.

  • SLIM Oregon students are admitted as a group (cohort).

  • Required courses are taught during two intensive weekends with online work spanning the entire semester. Full-time SLIM faculty fly from Kansas to Portland to teach during the weekends. Hours for the classes are Fridays from 6-9 pm and Saturdays from 9 am – 5pm.

  • Many electives are taught entirely online; some are offered with weekend intensive instruction.

  • SLIM Oregon students graduate with a Master of Library Science. Emporia State University, located in Emporia, Kansas, is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).

To download an informational flyer, please find it linked here: SLIM Portland Information Flyer.pdf


Portland State University

SW Broadway

Portland, OR 97207

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