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Future Students

Graduate education is a journey unlike any other. It is the pursuit of an intellectual passion, the opportunity to gain professional expertise, and the gateway to even greater opportunities for your future.

The mission of Oregon State University is rooted in the land-grant university tradition: the creation and discovery of knowledge in service to the public good. As an OSU graduate student, you will join this dynamic mission where the most lively and rigorous minds of several generations work to create new technologies, revive traditional industries, conserve our natural resources, inform public policy, and enrich the cultural life of Oregon and the world.

As you explore these pages, we encourage you to contact the Graduate School, academic departments, faculty, current students, and alumni to learn more about the graduate experience at Oregon State University.

Majors, Minors, Certificates

OSU offers more than 80 different graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business, and education. Search here to find a program that fits your academic and professional goals.

McNair Scholar Incentive Programs

Please see here for more information about the Oregon State University McNair Scholar Incentive Program.

Graduate Catalog

The graduate catalog provides a comprehensive overview of admission requirements, degree requirements, fields of study, research resources and facilities, and general information about the history, organization, and mission of the Graduate School at Oregon State University.

Interdisciplinary Programs

Interdisciplinary study integrates separate disciplinary theories, data, methods, concepts and tools into a deeper, broader, more holistic understanding of a complex problem, issue, or question.

Graduate Brochure

The Graduate Brochure provides an overview of the University and the Graduate School, our diverse selection of degree programs, our cutting-edge research activities, financial support for our graduate students, as well as a glimpse of life on campus, in Corvallis, and around Oregon.


Interested in applying to the Graduate School at OSU? Search here for information on the University's admissions requirements and application materials. Your chosen degree program may require additional materials or have admission standards specific to the program, so it is important to contact your desired major department to ensure your application is complete.

International Students

Come for a world-class education, and discover a home-away-from-home… This link contains important information regarding admissions requirements, English proficiency testing, cost of attendance, health insurance, student visas, and links to resources and support services available to the over 1200 international students attending OSU.

Financing Your Education

Search these pages for information on assistantships, OSU and external fellowships, student loans, student employment, and tuition remission. These pages also include an estimated cost of attendance, links to scholarship search engines, a listing of reference resources in the Valley Library, and more.

Student Resources

Learn more about student life on and off campus, including information on the town of Corvallis, housing options, outdoor recreation, childcare services, as well as a directory of campus resources.

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