Oregon State University’s outstanding faculty and academic programs consistently attract more high achieving students than any other school in Oregon. Oregon State offers more than 200 undergraduate and 100 graduate degree programs through its 11 colleges, the Graduate School and the Honors College, one of only a handful of degree-granting honors programs in the U.S. The 2016 Fiske Guide to Colleges named Oregon State as one of 44 Best Buy Schools in the nation.
- The Princeton Review placed Oregon State in the top 125 colleges in the western U.S.
- Forbes ranked Corvallis as the number 4 best college town.
- U.S. News & World Report named Oregon State among the "Best Global Universities" (Top 2 percent in the world).
- U.S. News & World Report has ranked Oregon State’s Ecampus in the top 10 for online bachelor’s degree programs for the past four years. Ecampus also ranks first on a list of the Top 50 Best Value Online Colleges for 2017 by ValueColleges.com.