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Oregon State University

4.1 out of 5 (15 ratings / 15 reviews) Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going. We are determined to forge solutions. We are diverse and welcoming. 

Bachelor's programmes

Education & Training (2)
Journalism & Media (1)

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Education & Training (1)

About

History

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.

Education

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.

Research

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.

Career

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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
201
2020
201
2019
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
531 -32
2021
499 -38
2020
461
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
-
2021
401 -50
2020
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
277 -11
2020
266
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

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.

Housing services

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.

  • Enjoy the convenience of being steps from your classes, campus resources and a new dining facility.
  • Discover an amenity-rich environment, including a fitness center, bike and ski storage, lounges and a kitchen on every floor.
  • Shape a vibrant living-learning community.

Library services

Library Resources For:

  • Undergraduates
  • Grad Students
  • Faculty
  • Ecampus
  • Visitors

ICT services

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.

Medical services

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.

Student Life

Campus life

Campus Freight provides heavy freight support on campus for items weighing over 150 lbs. or greater than 26"x26"x26" in size.

Sports facilities

Men's Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
Women's Sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track And Field
  • Volleyball

Student clubs

  • Accounting Club
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Art Club
  • Biosciences Journal Club
  • The Broadside Student Newspaper
  • Cascades Student Advocacy Workgroup (CSAW)
  • Computer Sciences Club
  • Disc Golf Club
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Kinesiology Club
  • Military Science Club
  • Natural Resources Club
  • Pre-Health Sciences Club
  • Psychology Club
  • Research and Community Outreach Club
  • Student Marketing Group (SMG)
  • Veterans Club

Accreditation

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.

Student Reviews

One of the best Online CS Degrees you can get
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The program was quite fantastic overall. It was my second bachelor’s degree and it was online, which made it extremely convenient while working full time. The content was up to date vs the software industry and it had just enough depth and breadth that right after graduating I was able to make an impact. The delivery system via online was as good as it gets, and most...

Recommendation
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I highly recommend this

Overall good experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Oregon State University is a great place to study but the costs are high and many classes are large.

Corvallis, Oregon, United States

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