Oregon State University

country rank  43
world rank  60

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University Overview

Established in 1868, Oregon State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Corvallis (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oregon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bend, Newport, Portland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Oregon State University (OSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Oregon State University (OSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 151 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym OSU
Founded 1868
Motto Open Minds, Open Doors
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 1500 SW Jefferson Avenue
Corvallis (population range: 50,000-249,999)
97331-2130 Oregon
United States
T +1 (541) 737 1000
F +1 (541) 737 2482
Other locations Bend, Newport, Portland

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 104 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis 97331
+1 (541) 737 4411
800-291-4192

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Oregon State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1924


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education ACPE
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019