We are Oregon's leading public research university with two welcoming campuses, 11 colleges, 200 academic programs, and excellent and inspiring faculty committed to the success of each student. Oregon State is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have land, sea, space and sun grant designations, and we take seriously our responsibility to serve the people of Oregon, the nation and the world. Our impact resounds around the globe, addressing the most pressing challenges and providing discoveries that improve the health and prosperity of society, the economy and our planet.
TOP-RANKED COLLEGE TOWN
Oregon State University is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
With $257 million in scholarships, state and federal aid awarded annually, Oregon State is the highest among all Oregon universities in total grant and scholarship dollars awarded and total number of students receiving grants and scholarships.
#2 Forestry Program in the World (#1 in the U.S.)
#3 Oceanography Program in the World
#3 Best Online Programs in the U.S.
#10 Best Big Data Degree in the U.S.
#2 Friendliest College Town in America
#4 Most Innovative U.S. City
OSU offers the most undergraduate majors (200), student clubs and organizations (400+) in Oregon, and more research funding than all other universities in Oregon combined. Over 70% of alumni work in the field they studied in at OSU. Join the over 200,000 alumni around the world! Go Beavs!
Come see what an OSU student's typical day is like in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will have the opportunity to learn about our academic programs, tour the residence halls, and take a student led tour of campus. Our friendly TOUR Ambassadors are happy to assist you in planning a personalized campus visit. We host several open house programs to provide you an in-depth look at OSU. Meet with current students, learn about the admissions process, next steps for admitted students, explore different academic interests, find out about our on-campus living options, and much more. If you aren't able to visit in person, try our virtual tour.