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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
        always call you a Beav.                                                                                                                                                   OREGON STUDENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                  18,999 (60%)

                                                                                                                                                                                  INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                  3,534 (11%)

                                                                                                                                                                                  UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                  26,239 (83%)

                                                                                                                                                                                  MEN                      WOMEN

                                                                                                                                                                                  53%                      47%
        Angel Torres didn’t

        think college was                                                                                                                                                         STUDENTS OF COLOR

        possible. Now he plans
        to go for his master’s.                                                                                                                                                   7,409 (24%)

        What changed his outlook? In a word: CAMP. The                                                                                                                            FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS
        College Assistance Migrant Program helps make
        a college education attainable for students from                                                                                                                          6,181 (20%)
        migrant and seasonal farmworker backgrounds.
        With CAMP’s support, Oregon State became
        affordable. And when Angel got here, CAMP                                                                                                                                 FRESHMEN AVERAGE HIGH
        provided academic resources, mentoring and
        activities to help him thrive. Which he has —                                                                                                                             SCHOOL GPA
        through an internship taking plant tissue samples
        for local growers, a research project using x-ray                                                                                                                         3.63
        absorptiometry to study livestock bones and a
        study abroad experience examining agricultural
        systems in Puerto Rico.                                                                                                                                                   MEAN SAT/ACT COMPOSITE SCORE
        Angel is now a mentor for first-year students in
        the CAMP program, sharing the same tools and                                                                                                                              1,120/24.8
        resources he received. “Without the program,
        I wouldn’t be as successful as I am now,” Angel
        says. “Programs like CAMP allow for that                                                                                                                                  HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS
        inclusivity of students who don’t necessarily have
        a college background. It provides that sense that                                                                                                                         1,057
        education is for all.”
        He’s right. And he’s proof.
                                                                                                                                                                                  COUNTRIES REPRESENTED
        Angel Torres
        Crop and Soil Science | College of Agricultural
        Sciences                                                                                                                                                                  114
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