lindsey ellett

When you pursue what inspires you, doors are bound to open

A class on the Oregon Coast sparked a passion for humpback whale research, which led to a dream internship.

milan sengthep

The Oregon State experience is attainable. We can help.

With scholarship support, the whole world opened up to Milan Sengthep.
More Student Success.

tapir in the wild

We tackled a global question. How does forest fragmentation impact wildlife?

The largest ever analysis of forest vertebrates reveals the high cost of human development.
More News.

gordon gilkey

Change-makers make history.

Beavers have been inspiring, challenging and creating in the liberal arts since 1868.
More Research.

Oregon State is a top 1 percent university in the world.
We teach big, we think big, and it shows.
(Center for World University Rankings)

No. 1

Public research institution in the state. We chase the hard questions — climate change, public health, sustainable energy, poverty, social policy — for the benefit of all.


In 2017 research funding — setting a record for the third year in a row. That’s more than all other Oregon public universities combined. And students make real contributions to solving tough challenges.


Global economic footprint. Our diverse community has a positive impact that extends across Oregon and the world. 

We’re OUT THERE — building a future that’s smarter, healthier and more just. We push the edges of what’s known because we have a responsibility, to our state and to the world.