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Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331


Oregon State University (OSU) is 90 miles south of Portland, in Corvallis, which is one of the safest, most educated, greenest small cities in the country. OSU is Oregon’s leading public research university, based on external research funding, and has the largest total enrollment in Oregon. OSU’s 15 colleges and multiple extension offices serve a student body of over 30,000 students across Oregon, who come from all 50 states and 80 countries.


OSU offers over 200 undergraduate degree programs and 80 graduate degree programs, 30 of which are offered online through its Ecampus. OSU has received national recognition for its programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology. Students can get involved in over 300 clubs and activities, including student government, sports, community service, social and environmental awareness, Greek life, theater and music.