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Contribute to Wellness

Be part of a safer community – and learn more about your own wellness – enroll now in TRACE OSU COVID-19 testing. TRACE OSU prevalence testing begins Sept. 28 on our campuses in Corvallis and Bend and at the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Testing only takes a few minutes and current faculty, staff and students are invited to participate.

Beaver
Nation

17,419
students from Oregon

10,808
students from other U.S. states

3,492
students from around the world

Joshua Chan Burgos
B.S. in Anthropology; B.S. in Sustainability

In 2013, Joshua Chan Burgos volunteered at a nonprofit that helped lift orphans in Central Asia out of poverty through education. The experience changed his life and eventually led him to learn online with OSU Ecampus.

The Right Path for You

With campuses in Corvallis and Bend, centers in Newport and Portland, extension offices in every county and one of the best online programs in the world Oregon State University has more pathways to education than any other university in the state.

3.61
average GPA
of entering students

Oregon State continues to attract top students

In the 2019 incoming class:

  • 10 are National Merit award winners.
  • 158 were ranked first in their high school graduating class.
  • 35 are Presidential Scholars.
  • 480 students entered the Honors College.

Oregon's Best Research University

With over 200+ academic degree programs Oregon State has a path to the career you always wanted. Find your major.

#2 Forestry Program
in the World

#3 Oceanography Program
in the World

#5 Best Online Programs
in the U.S.

#4 Robotics Engineering School
in the U.S.

#10 Best Big Data Degree
in the U.S.

#2 Friendliest College Town
in America

#1 Most Innovative
in the PNW

Gold Rating for
Bike Friendliness

Joshua Flores
Courting the Future

Joshua Flores, a sophomore majoring in Bioresource Research, asserts "What may be my future started my freshman year in a lab at OSU. I am forever grateful for the STEM Leaders program for helping me gain such an experience."

wasp in amber
Salute the venerable ensign wasp, killing cockroaches for 25 million years

OSU biologist George Poinar Jr. has identified four new species of parasitic, cockroach-killing ensign wasps that existed 25 million years ago.