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Oregon State University


Overview of Oregon State University

Oregon State University, not to be confused with the University of Oregon, is a public research university in Corvallis, Oregon, USA. Out of its 30000 odd students, four thousands of them are international students. Wikipedia says that the Carnegie Foundation designated the university as a community engagement university and a doctoral university of ‘highest research activity’. Indeed the university carries high-level research in as varied fields as Earth Ecosystems and Innovation and Prosperity. The university offers more 200 undergraduate and 100 postgraduate programmes through its varied schools and faculties. It also offers research-level and online programmes to students from across the globe. Oregon State University acceptance rate stood at 77.% (2016-2017).


Oregon State University Courses

For students of Oregon State University study abroad programme, the university offers its programmes through the following colleges and graduate schools:

  1. College of Agricultural Sciences
  2. College of Business
  3. College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
  4. College of Education
  5. College of Engineering
  6. College of Forestry
  7. Graduate School
  8. University Honors College
  9. College of Liberal Arts
  10. College of Pharmacy
  11. College of Public Health and Human Sciences
  12. College of Science
  13. College of Veterinary Medicine


Popular courses

  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration
  • Management and Operations
  • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
  • Mechanical Engineering.


Oregon State University Ranking

World Ranking

  • ARWU: 201–300
  • QS World University Ranking: 326
  • THE 201–250
  • U.S. News & World Report; 379

National Ranking 

  • ARWU 67–94
  • Forbes; 385
  • Times/WSJ: 260
  • U.S. News & World Report 166
  • Washington Monthly: 175
  • Leonard Shoen, founder of U-Haul
  • John A. Young, former president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard
  • Ulysses G. McAlexander, Commander of Army ROTC from 1907-1911 and again from 1915-1917. Earned the nickname “Rock of the Marne” during World War I
  • Stephen O. Rice, a pioneer in the related fields of information theory, communications theory, and telecommunications
  • Joni Huntley, first American woman to high jump over 6 feet (1.8 m)
  • Donald Pettit, NASA astronaut
Useful Facts
  • OSU ranks No: 2 in Forestry programme in the world.
  • OSU ranks No: 3 in Oceanography programmes in the world
  • OSU ranks No 2 as the friendliest college town in the US.
  • OSU ranks No 10 in Best Big Data degree

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