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Beaver Nation takes care of the ocean

Oregon State University has launched the Marine Studies Initiative, a new model to address emerging issues and challenges facing Oregon and the world.

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At the Apex

The return of wolves to Oregon sparks old conflicts and prompts new science about top predators.

Buoys and gliders stand watch on the Pacific Ocean
Enduring vigil

Buoys and gliders stand watch on the Pacific Ocean.

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Home away from home

Oregon State University has more than 400 student clubs and organizations where you can find your community on campus.

A global leader, a statewide partner

With a record $336 million in external research funding in 2015, Oregon State researchers are leaders and innovators in natural resources, technology, agriculture, public health and other areas. The economic impact of Oregon State’s research enterprise: $762 million statewide and globally, according to ECONorthwest. Oregon’s leading public research university partners with communities and businesses across the state, the nation and the world to solve our most challenging problems.

Our students do more than study

Jeannie Sullivan has pursued multiple opportunities to grow and encourages potential students to explore their options as a tour ambassador for the Office of Admissions.

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Oregon’s statewide university begins in Corvallis

Oregon State University’s hometown is consistently ranked among the best college towns in the nation — as well as one of the smartest, safest and most sustainable. Learn all the reasons why Corvallis is a great place to live and learn.

And Corvallis is just a starting point. Oregon State brings leadership, innovation and excellence to every corner of Oregon. That includes pharmacy, veterinary medicine and professional MBA programs in Portland, world-class marine science programs in Newport and OSU-Cascades, its four-year campus in Bend.

Saving the oceans, saving the world

The Marine Studies Initiative is a university-wide commitment and a new model for teaching, research and outreach to address emerging issues and challenges facing the world’s oceans. It builds on Oregon State’s deep history of nationally ranked programs, world-leading research and premier facilities to help sustain healthy oceans and ensure wellness, environmental health and economic prosperity for future generations.

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A 21st century land grant for Oregon, the nation and the world

Designated the state’s land grant institution in 1868, Oregon State University continues to fulfill its mission of accessible education, problem-solving research and outreach that serves communities statewide. Oregon is our natural laboratory, and with a presence in all 36 counties — from coast to valley, mountains to high desert, cities to farms and ranches — our impact reaches across Oregon and beyond.