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Placement rates for OSU students

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Some numbers from the 2013-14 Annual Campus Report that are certainly interesting: Performance of OSU students continued to be excellent in professional certification exams: Engineering: 99 percent passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (national average 82 percent) Exercise Science: 92 percent passed the national athletic training association exam (national average 77 percent) Nutrition: 100 percent […]

Student Story – Semester at Sea

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Adam Field is a fifth-year senior from Davis, California majoring in History and double-minoring in Natural Resources and Recreation Resource Management. Adam is a Tour Ambassador for Oregon State University and has been showing prospective students around campus for the past four years. He is graduating in Spring 2015. When asked about his future goals […]

New Graduate Degrees in Robotics

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

This fall, Oregon State will be offering new a new master’s and doctoral degree program in robotics! OSU will now be part of one of a few universities in the U.S. to offer such programs and will place Beaver Nation at the forefront of robotics research and education. “We’re talking about driverless cars, improved care […]

Oregon State – Oregon’s Premiere Research Institution

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Washington Monthly has named Oregon State No.87 in the 2014 National Universities Rankings. They ranked schools based on the following categories: Social Mobility: recruiting and graduation low-income students Research: producing cutting edge scholarship and PhDs Service: encouraging students to give something back to their country The Oregonian highlights Oregon State as as “Oregon’s best big […]

Freshman 15? Oregon State says it’s a myth!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Have you heard of the phrase the “Freshman 15″? If not, this is a common phrase amongst college students implying that in your first year you will gain 15 pounds as you experience eating whatever you want, whenever you want! But a 2009 Oregon State study showed that the average first-year students puts on somewhere […]

Da Vinci Days!

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Da Vinci Days is Oregon’s premier arts and science festival. Participants get to watch several films, music groups performances, and races!  The Graand Kinetic Challenge is no ordinary race it is a combination or art and science.  Racers must ride over 10miles of city streets, sand dunes, mud, and lastly 2miles down the Willamette River. […]

15th Annual Engineering Expo at OSU

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Future Beavers, Have you contemplated a degree in engineering, wanted to meet with current students and premier faculty alike, or maybe just find information on different careers and explorations in a specialized engineering field? This Friday, May 16h, is your chance to get a firsthand look at the College of Engineering at Oregon State University […]

OSU ADMISSIONS ADDS ANOTHER NEW AUTHOR: SARA BUSWELL

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Hello future Beavs! I would like to take the time to introduce myself. My name is Sara Buswell and I am one of the two newest Admission Advisers to join the Oregon State University team. I come to Oregon State as a recent graduate with a Philosophy degree. I actually started college in the pursuit […]

Another Top OSU Ranking

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

    Recently, Affordable Colleges Online ranked Oregon State as a top affordable college with high return.  Affordable Colleges Online checked data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Carnegie Classification and Payscale.com data, which leverages surveys from hundreds of thousands of people (employees, employers, job seekers) from […]

New Plant Breeding and Genetics Program Offered at OSU

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

The Plant Breeding and Genetics degree option has been approved, so undergraduates can now elect to focus their degree on plant breeding and genetic analysis, through either a B.S. in Horticulture or a B.S. in Crop and Soil Science. Through the Plant Breeding and Genetics degree option, students gain practical experience from the field or greenhouse to […]

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