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Living in Corvallis, Oregon

OSU's main campus is located in the beautiful bike-friendly college town of Corvallis. Known for being a safe and welcoming community, the Corvallis campus was recently ranked the #1 Safest College Campus in the US by ADT News and Resources 2018. Corvallis embodies the spirit of the Northwest, with breathtaking natural surroundings, friendly citizens and a healthy, affordable lifestyle. Downtown Corvallis is only a few blocks from campus and bus lines will take you anywhere in the city for free!

To start your career, first you start at OSU:
  • In 2018 there were 518 students participating in OPT/CPT - University Data 2018
  • On campus work to help you gain experience while studying
  • Professional clubs like: App Development Club, Information Tech club, and many more that can be found here
  • Strong and large alumni network
    • We invented the artificial heart valve, computer mouse, the modern dentist chair, the Leatherman tool, the maraschino cherry and even a new color of blue. 
    • We founded companies like Panda Express, U-Haul, McMenamins, NVIDIA, E-TRADE, Reser’s Fine Foods and more.
We will help you launch you career through supporting you from the day you arrive on campus. You will gain access to various resources and academic support to help you succeed, including:
Earn your degree on the west coast! Discover why so many international students choose to study on the West Coast:
  • In 2018 OSU received the rank of #1 Safest College Campus in the US - ADT News & Resources 2018
  • The City of Corvallis is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the US
  • Major tech companies call Oregon's 'Silicon Forest' home, putting OSU students in the ideal location to gain internship experience and launch their careers.
    • Tech companies with operations in Oregon include: Amazon, Apple Inc., CH2M, eBay, Facebook, Google, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Nike, Nvidia Corporation and many more
  • Free transportation
  • No sales tax
  • Oregon State is known for incredible natural beauty and an affordable cost of living

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