Oregon State University (OSU) combines high quality academics with a welcoming and diverse student community drawn from all 50 US states and more than 100 countries.
Approximately 18,000 undergraduate and 3,800 graduate students
are enrolled at OSU, including 3,500 domestic students of color and
nearly 1,100 international students.
Founded in 1868, the University is located in Corvallis, a town
of 53,000 situated in the Willamette Valley south of Portland.
Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, the rugged
Cascade and Coast mountain ranges, and the urban amenities of
Portland are all within a 100-mile drive of Corvallis.
Offering more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate
degree programs, OSU increasingly attracts high-achieving students,
with nationally recognized, highly ranked programs in areas such as
engineering, conservation biology, agricultural sciences, forestry,
fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and
OSU has an institution-wide commitment to diversity,
multiculturalism and community. The university strives to build and
sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment and provides
outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in
promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity and