It’s more than a campus. It’s a community. Come to Oregon State as you are. You’ll be amazed at who you can become.

Your Path Starts Here

Oregon State University is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going. We are determined to forge solutions. We are diverse and welcoming. We embrace our responsibility to Oregon and the world, building a future that’s smarter, healthier, more prosperous and more just. We see what could be and have worked relentlessly for 150 years to make it so. 

2 campuses, 11 colleges, 14 experiment stations, 36 Extension offices, 200+ academic programs — COUNTLESS IMPACTS.

Yeongjin Jang

Discovering the secret doors into software

The word “hacker” often conjures up the stereotype of a nefarious genius typing away on a computer in a darkened room, stealing personal information — or worse. And 30 years ago, hacking was viewed as criminal activity. But the culture has changed. Now companies like Google, Facebook, and United Airlines offer rewards to people who discover and report vulnerabilities in their software.