students in classroom

Doing the right thing is rarely easy, but always worth it.

Students speak up in class on injustice and resistance.

Important Update: The university now requires ALL Corvallis campus students age 25 and under to be vaccinated against Meningococcal B disease.

caitlyn clark

Your quest for answers may take you unexpected places

Fulbright scholar Caitlyn Clark didn't know studying renewable energy would lead to meeting the Queen of Spain.
More Student Success.

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Alumnus’ generosity to transform veterinary college at Oregon State

The $50 million gift is the largest the university has ever received. The university will name its college of veterinary medicine in recognition of the donor who made the historic gift.
More News.

Aleksandra Sikora

Stopping a superbug

We're taking on the second most reported infectious disease in the U.S. with a peptide inhibitor that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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.