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OSU Stats at a Glance
Total Students: 36,636
Oregon Students: 17,884
International Students: 2,213
Undergraduate Students: 30,782
Students of Color: 10,773
First-Generation Students: 7,209
Honors College Students: 1,971
Which Type of Applicant Are You?
- Currently attending high school, or graduated from high school and have 0 to 23 quarter (15 semester) graded, transferable college credits from a regionally accredited college or university, or hold a GED. Includes students currently taking college coursework prior to receiving their high school diploma. For U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, or undocumented living in the U.S. Applicants in the U.S. on immigrant visas need to apply as International Students.
- Completed a minimum of 24 quarter (16 semester) graded, transferable credits from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Students still in high school at the time of application should use the First-Year application, regardless of college credits taken while in HS.
- Have already earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and want to earn an additional bachelor's degree, undergraduate minor or certificate.
- Applying to a Master's, Doctoral or Graduate certificate program and have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or, former OSU graduate student applying for readmission.
- You are an international student if you hold an immigrant visa, do not have U.S. citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency status.
If you are a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or undocumented living in the U.S., then you will need to apply as a Domestic Student.
Apply now as a non-degree student that has not earned a bachelor's degree, or fill out the graduate application if you have completed a bachelor's degree.
- For students who wish to take courses but do not plan to pursue a degree. Non-degree students do not qualify for financial aid. Non-degree students are part-time students and are expected to enroll in no more than eight credits per term. If enrolling in more than eight credits per term, a non-degree student will be charged tuition fees as a fully admitted student.
- Students who have been absent four or more terms, not including summer terms, and wish to re-enroll must complete a Re-Admission Application and return it to the Office of the Registrar.
- Currently enrolled undergraduate students who would like to add DPP, including postbaccalaureate students. Details about applying are found on the DPP website.
Microcredentials are available for non-degree-seeking students through our application. These programs are offered through OSU Ecampus. Learn more about microcredentials.
Students wishing to pursue a microcredential in addition to an OSU degree should apply as a degree seeking student with a major of their choice and add the microcredential once they enroll.
Choose from more than 100 undergraduate degree programs, along with more than 350 minors, options, certificates and double degrees. You can filter options by college, location and theme area. If you’re not sure what to major in when you arrive at OSU you can select (UESP) as your academic home until you're ready to declare a major.
Oregon State offers more than 80 graduate degrees, more than 150 graduate minors, options and certificates, as well as mentoring from faculty with national and international reputations. With over $480 million in research funding in 2023, Oregon State conducts more research than all of Oregon’s other comprehensive public universities combined.
Fuel your imagination. Feed your desire to create. Explore the unknown. Choose from more than 400 student clubs and organizations where you can try a new hobby, develop a skill and make friends you’ll have for life. Body, mind or spirit, you’ll find resources throughout campus to support health and well-being. Seek guidance or just find someone to talk to.
Notice of Availability:
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Oregon State University publishes Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports for the Corvallis campus, OSU-Cascades campus, Hatfield Marine Science Center, and OSU at EOU. These reports include important safety information, a wide range of current security policies, fire safety practices, helpful university and local resources, crime prevention programs, and crime and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. Paper copies of these reports will be provided upon request and can also be obtained at 200 Cascade Hall, 601 SW 17th St., Corvallis, OR. If you prefer, you may request a copy by emailing Clery.Comp[email protected]. This report is available without charge.