OSU awards more than $20 million in merit-based scholarships annually to newly-admitted undergraduate students.
Change-makers, go-getters and trailblazers drive progress in business and in life. Be one.
We emphasize innovation, real-world experience and corporate citizenship throughout the curriculum. You’ll discover how to create a new product or service or make an existing one better.
Get your foot in the door with a multinational corporation and work your way up. Turn a great idea into your own startup. Help a small business become a bigger one. Apply your skills in a public agency or nonprofit. However you want to make your mark, Oregon State University offers vibrant, relevant programs to get you going.
The proof is in Oregon State graduates, including many who have gone on to management and executive positions with Fortune 500 companies. We’re also known for giving entrepreneurs a head start — plenty of students use our business spaces to launch their own companies while they’re still in school.
To make sure you get off to a good start and stay on course for graduation, you should meet with an advisor as you plan your first-year program — and at regular intervals after that.
The next great business leader is out there. It could be you.
In the world of business, you need a wide range of skills, and that starts early with a well-balanced college preparatory curriculum, including English and mathematics. You should have fundamental computer skills as well. And because business is about people, volunteer work and other extracurricular activities can help you develop social and leadership skills during your high school career.
With a focus on business, you could be:
We offer 200+ degree programs. Find where you fit.
Business Information Systems*
Design and Innovation Management
Hospitality Management (OSU-Cascades)
Innovation Management* (Double Degree)
*The College of Business and also its Accounting program are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than 5 percent of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide granting business degrees have earned AACSB Accreditation and only 1% separately accredit Accounting. To achieve accreditation, a business school must meet a broad range of quality standards and be committed to continuous improvement relating to curriculum, faculty credentials, admissions, degree requirements, information resources, research and scholarship, and more.
Tourism, Recreation and Adventure Leadership
Digital Communication Arts
Get some help paying for college with a variety of university scholarships, as well as those from individual colleges and departments. Most scholarships are awarded based on information in the Oregon State scholarship application submitted with your application for admission, but others require separate applications. The application deadline for university scholarships is Feb. 1. Be sure to check with your college and department on the deadlines for other
Oregon State offers a resource-rich environment that encourages you to take advantage of opportunities like the Honors College and study abroad programs. Because many businesses cross national borders, international experience can be especially valuable. The College of Business sponsors
study abroad, global internships and exchange programs in Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Thailand. Students in other business-related majors can choose from a variety of university-sponsored international study programs.
The College of Business offers an AACSB-accredited, research-based curriculum to prepare you for a successful career in a global, knowledge-based economy. Along with nationally recognized faculty, the college offers distinguished programs in entrepreneurship and family business.