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Put yourself out there.                                                                                                                                                   OREGON STATE

                                                                                                                                                                                  STUDENT PROFILE

        Bet you didn’t know there is only one species of beaver in

        the whole U.S. You’d never know it at Oregon State. Here,                                                                                                                 Fall 2016 enrollment summary
        you can be who you are and explore who you want to be. This                                                                                                               TOTAL STUDENTS

        community will welcome you, support you and celebrate you.                                                                                                                31,476

        Wherever you come from, wherever you’re going, we’ll                                                                                                                      OREGON STUDENTS
        always call you a Beav.
                                                                                                                                                                                  18,999 (60%)

                                                                                                                                                                                  NONRESIDENT STUDENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                  INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                  3,534 (11%)

                                                                                                                                                                                  UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                  26,239 (83%)

                                                                                                                                                                                  MEN                      WOMEN

        Robyn Wells grew up moving                                                                                                                                                53%                      47%
        frequently. She found a home

        at Oregon State.                                                                                                                                                          STUDENTS OF COLOR
                                                                                                                                                                                  7,409 (24%)
        That sense of belonging started during her nationwide college
        search. She wanted a school that was large enough to have a
        marching band. She wanted plenty of engineering options. And she                                                                                                          FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS
        wanted a university that wanted her back.                                                                                                                                 6,181 (20%)
        Oregon State checked all her boxes. Especially the third one. When
        Robyn came to visit campus from Nebraska, “everyone was very,
        very friendly,” she says. “Some of the other schools I looked at                                                                                                          FRESHMEN AVERAGE HIGH SCHOOL GPA
        weren’t. OSU really made me feel like they wanted me to be there.”
        Three years later, Robyn says Oregon State is still one of the                                                                                                            3.63
        friendliest places she’s ever lived. “Also, the campus is gorgeous,”
        which helps when you’re pursuing a rigorous major. “Every time you                                                                                                        MEAN SAT/ACT COMPOSITE SCORE
        go outside, it’s a small break because you are in nature,” she says.
        Robyn enjoys the small atmosphere of the Honors College while                                                                                                             1,120/24.8
        still getting the full college experience at Oregon State. She’s been
        a marching band squad leader, an Honors College ambassador                                                                                                                HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS
        and a mentor for first-year students in Women and Minorities in
        Engineering. She’s also completing an internship with a circuit                                                                                                           1,057
        board manufacturer where she can use what she’s learned
        about engineering and apply broader skills in problem-solving
        and collaboration.                                                                                                                                                        STATES REPRESENTED
        A set of skills that will serve Robyn well wherever her next home                                                                                                         50
        turns out to be.

        Robyn Wells
                                                                                                                                                                                  COUNTRIES REPRESENTED
        Mechanical Engineering | College of Engineering | Honors College
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