Oregon State is a leading public research university located in Corvallis, one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state’s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have the Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Sun Grant.
- Students: 31,904
- Average GPA of entering students: 3.63
- Oregon resident students: 60%
- International students: 12%
- Students of color: 25%
Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going. We are determined to forge solutions. We are diverse and welcoming. We embrace our responsibility to Oregon and the world, building a future that’s smarter, healthier, more prosperous and more just. We see what could be and have worked relentlessly for 150 years to make it so.
2 campuses, 11 colleges, 15 experiment stations, 35 extension offices, and 200+ academic programs.
Oregon State University’s outstanding faculty and academic programs consistently attract more high achieving students than any other school in Oregon.
How OSU Ranks in the Top Programs in the World:
- Forestry (#2)
- Oceanography (#3)
- Mycology (#8)
- Marine Biology (#8)
- Agriculture (#13)
- Robotics (#4, U.S.)
- Natural Resources (#4, U.S.)
- Ecampus Online Bachelor’s (#8, U.S.)
- Advantage Accelerator Business Incubator (#8, U.S.)
- Big Data (#10, U.S.)
As Oregon’s leading public research university, with $308.9 million in external funding in the 2015 fiscal year, Oregon State’s impact reaches across the state and beyond.
With 11 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon’s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.232 billion.