Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state’s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.
The mission of the Office of Institutional Diversity is to design, plan, lead and implement, in collaboration with university partners, institutional change actions, initiatives and communications to advance diversity, equity and inclusion throughout all facets of Oregon State University. The work of the office advances more rapid progress toward Oregon State’s highest aspirations for social justice within the university community.
Oregon State University earned $441 million in external research funding in 2017, a third consecutive year of record-breaking growth. Oregon State is one of only two land, sea, space and sun grant institutions in the U.S. and is the only university in Oregon to have earned both Carnegie Classifications for Highest Research Activity and Community Engagement. It is the state’s largest comprehensive public university, preeminent for both scholarly achievement and the direct impact of applied development, fulfilling the land-grant mission to serve the public good.
OSU alumni have lifetime access to webinars, in-person and online networking opportunities, OSU career fairs and other professional events. The OSU Alumni Association has the tools to help Beavers find workplace success.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
Research Office is dedicated to supporting research across the University. The Research Office Staff are here to assist you from development of an idea to dissemination of results. Activities the Research Office supports include developing your proposal or award, submitting the proposal or award, setup and managing awards, conducting research, and disseminating findings.
Oregon State University’s new campus is minutes away from downtown Bend and endless recreation opportunities. As one of our newest residential students, you can be on the cutting edge of creating on-campus life.
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Building an ecosystem of robust and adaptable technologies that are accessible from anywhere, at any time, on any device to support learning, research and business at Oregon State University.
Confidentiality and privacy of student health information is of paramount importance at OSU Student Health Services. Student Health Services follows all applicable state and federal laws related to the disclosure of medical and mental health information, and applies the highest professional standards of care and privacy.
Campus Freight provides heavy freight support on campus for items weighing over 150 lbs. or greater than 26"x26"x26" in size.
Oregon State University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The Oregon State Board of Higher Education has authorized the university to offer undergraduate and graduate level certificates, baccalaureate, master's, doctorate and first professional degrees.
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I really enjoyed my time at Oregon State. It is a beautiful campus with a great deal of school spirit. Staff and students are friendly and there are many clubs and student activities. It is a primarily STEM focused school which did not fit with my career aspirations. My only disappointment was that the undeclared major program did was not very helpful.
In my opinion, the most valuable skills a university can offer a student are critical thinking skills and the opportunity to grow as a person. When I decided to return to university for a second degree, I dove into research, attempting to find the perfect university that would fit my needs. I wanted a place that curated an experience, promoting acceptance and prosperity...