An Oregon State degree matters. 210,000 alumni worldwide.

Oregon state university

A destination for high achievers

Oregon State is the destination for more high-achieving students than any other Oregon school. OSU was named Top Innovative University in the Pacific Northwest.  Corvallis was ranked the No. 4 most innovative tech hub in America.  Ranked for innovation, education, entertainment and overall livability, Corvallis is consistently among the Top 10 college towns in the nation.
Source: American Institute for Economic Research
Source:  US News and World Report


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Four-grant institution

Oregon State is the state‚Äôs Land Grant university and is one of only three universities in the U.S. to have Sea GrantSpace Grant and Sun Grant designations as well. The Hatfield Marine Science Center, three (soon to be four) research vessels, the Marine Mammal Institute, the world's largest tsunami wave lab, a nuclear research reactor, robotics lab, Linus Pauling Institute and the Marine Studies Initiative are just a few of the facilities and resources OSU offers its students and faculty.

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$384 million in research funding

Oregon State boasts more research funding than all other universities in Oregon, addressing global issues like climate change, health and wellness, food supply, renewable energy and advanced technology.


Our national and global rankings speak for themselves

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#2 Online economics and business administration degree in the u.s.

#3 best online computer science bachelor's degree in the U.S. | #4 robotics engineering school in the U.S. | #10 best big data degree in the U.S. 

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Our students pass the test on national exams & entrance to graduate programs

65% medical school acceptance rate | 98% veterinary medicine acceptance | 91% pharmacy certification | 90% engineering exam | 100% dietetics exam | 100% athletic training certification (NATA)

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#2 Forestry program in the world

#3 oceanography program in the world |# 3 Best university for solving climate change | #3 Best College for studying natural resources and conservation in the U.S. | #3 Human development and family studies (U.S.) | #8 marine and freshwater biology program in the world


400+ student clubs. Beavers on all 7 continents studying, researching, interning or serving in 70+ countries.

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#4 Most innovative u.s. city

Our students live in a great place for innovation.  An example is the OSU Advantage Accelerator/RAIN Corvallis, an integral component of the Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network. In only two years, the OSU Advantage Accelerator/RAIN Corvallis has admitted 30 business startups into the program. The companies that graduated from the program have generated over $6.6 million in revenue and grants and the creation of more than 40 jobs.

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Sports and stuff

NCAA division I, Pac-12 conference competition in 17 men's and women's sports to participate in or root on.  30 club sports that compete against other Pacific NW schools and 20 different intramural sports to feed your competitive urges.

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Experience the world right here

Oregon State welcomes the world with more than 25 international student organizations and seven cultural resource centers that host a variety of programs and events.  Over 100 countries are represented by students at Oregon State.


Research + Internships = A Career You Love

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Our graduates care about the world

Over 40 percent of OSU alumni are volunteering in communities around the world

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OSU named #1 by Payscale.com

Oregon State University is the top public university in Oregon for mid-career salary according to Payscale.com

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See it;  Do it

71% of alumni work in the field they studied at Oregon State.