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32,774 Students

Oregon's largest university draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. As the best public research university in the state we go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going.

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

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Online program shines in a changed world

As the coronavirus pandemic disrupted spring term courses across Oregon State University, the online computer science program hummed along as usual. Mostly.

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Baby Love

Researchers seek to improve the odds for premature infants