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Tuition & Fees

$10,241

$25,505

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,303
Declined + 2,936
Total Received 14,239
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1  :  21

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Development/family Sciences
  2. Liberal Studies
  3. Public Health
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School Facts

Oregon State, founded in 1868, is a public, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Business, Engineering, Forestry, Health and Human Performance, Home Economics and Education, Liberal Arts, Pharmacy, and Science. Its 422-acre campus is located in Corvallis, 85 miles south of Portland.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 27,925
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Codes

SAT 4586
ACT 3482

Public

23,161

undergraduate students

4,764

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
43%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
40%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
41%
400-499
31%
300-399
6%
30-36
14%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
48%
18-23
30%
12-17
9%
30-36
13%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
5%
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Corvallis, OR

422-acre campus in Corvallis (population: 54,998), 85 miles from Portland. Served by bus; airport serves Eugene (35 miles); train serves Albany (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Oregon State University
104 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
23 fraternities 13% of male students
 
20 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
43%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
40%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
41%
400-499
31%
300-399
6%
30-36
14%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
48%
18-23
30%
12-17
9%
30-36
13%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
September 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,303
Declined + 2,936
Total Received 14,239

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Noah Buckley
Director of Admissions
P: 800 291-4192
F: 541 737-2482
osuadmit@oregonstate.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,804
Room $7,650
Board $3,501
Additional fees $1,472
Books & supplies $1,965
Total $21,392
Average Financial Aid - $12,973
Total with Avg. Aid $8,419

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,973

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $32,830,002
State $8,534,327
Institutional $23,455,034
Other external $6,214,259
Total $71,033,622

Non-need-based

Federal
State $72,965
Institutional $8,231,055
Other external $1,339,709
Total $9,643,729

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific-10 Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Benny the Beaver
School colors
orange and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Adult Education
Agricultural Business Management
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Sciences
American Studies
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Apparel Design
Applied Anthropology
Applied Biotechnology
Applied Economics
Applied Ethics
Applied Physics
Applied Systematics in Botany
Applied Visual Arts
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry/Biophysics
Bioengineering
Biological/Ecological Engineering
Biology
Bioresource Research
Botany
Botany/Plant Pathology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accountancy
Business Information Systems
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
College Student Services Administration
Comparative Health Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Management
Contemporary Hispanic Studies
Counseling
Creative Writing
Crop Science
Crop/Soil Sciences
Design/Human Environment
Digital Communication Arts
Earth Science
Ecological Engineering
Economics
Education
Electric/Computer Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering
English
Entomology
Environmental Economics/Policy
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Ethnic Studies
Exercise/Sport Science
Exercise/Sports Science
Finance
Fisheries Science
Fisheries/Wildlife
Fisheries/Wildlife Administration
Food Science/Technology
Forest Ecosystems/Society
Forest Engineering
Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering
Forest Management
Forest Operations Management
Forest Science
Forest Sciences
French
General Science
Geography
Geology
German
Graphic Design
History
History of Science
Horticulture
Human Development/Family Sciences
Human Development/Family Studies
Industrial Engineering
Innovation Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Studies
Liberal Studies
Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Resource Management
Marketing
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Physics
Merchandising Management
Microbiology
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Music
Natural Resources
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition
Nutrition/Food Management
Ocean/Earth/Atmospheric Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy
Radiation Health Physics
Rangeland Ecology/Management
Rangeland Sciences
Rangeland/Ecology/Management
Recreation Resource Management
Renewable Materials
Science Education
Social Science
Sociology
Soil Science
Spanish
Speech Communications
Statistics
Sustainability
Sustainable Forest Management
Teaching Advanced Mathematics Education
Teaching Elementary Education
Teaching Integrated Science
Teaching/Music Education
Tourism/Outdoor Leadership
Toxicology
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Science
Water Resource Science
Water Resources Engineering
Water Resources Policy/Management
Wildlife Science
Wildlife Sciences
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies
Wood Science
Zoology
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Undergraduate

83%

23,161
students

Female
46%
10,706

Male
54%
12,455

Graduate

17%

4,764
students

Female
49%
2,322

Male
51%
2,442

undergraduateFull-time

79%

18,486
students

Female
46%
8,349

Male
54%
10,137

undergraduatePart-time

21%

4,675
students

Female
51%
2,357

Male
49%
2,318

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: September 1

Winter: December 8

Spring: March 2

Summer: June 22

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

124

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

72

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 63
Countries most often represented China
Indonesia
Kuwait
Oman
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Shain Panzeri
Manager International Admissions
541 737-5719
intladmit@oregonstate.edu

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