Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

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Tuition & Fees

$11,858

$31,467

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
540
75th
660
25th
540
75th
29
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,284
Declined 3,090
Total Received 17,374
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Public

30,839

undergraduate students

6,747

graduate students

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School Facts

Oregon State, founded in 1868, is a public, land grant university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Business, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Education, Engineering, Forestry, Liberal Arts, Pharmacy, Public Health and Human Sciences, Science, and Veterinary Medicine. Its 422-acre campus is located in Corvallis, 85 miles south of Portland.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 37,586
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational

422-acre campus in Corvallis (population: 57,961), 85 miles from Portland. Served by bus; air serves Eugene (35 miles); train serves Albany (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Oregon State University
None
Corvallis, OR
97331

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
540
75th
660
25th
540
75th
29
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) September 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,284
Declined 3,090
Total Received 17,374

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Admission test scores

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,577

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,846
Housing $9,810
Food $4,350
Additional fees $2,012
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $27,218
Average Financial Aid - $7,577
Total with Avg. Aid $19,641

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Financial Aid Office


P: 541 737-2241
F: 541 737-4494
financial.aid@oregonstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, bowling, cross-country, cycling, equestrian sports, gymnastics, in-line hockey, kendo, lacrosse, pistol, polo, racquetball, riflery, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, surfing, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, bowling, cross-country, cycling, equestrian sports, gymnastics, kendo, lacrosse, pistol, polo, racquetball, resistance training, riflery, roller hockey, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, surfing, tennis, track, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, baseball, bass fishing, cycling, disc golf, dodgeball, equestrian sports, gymnastics, ihsa, judo, karate, kendo, lacrosse, pistol, polo, racquetball, riflery, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wheelchair basketball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management. yes
Accounting. yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes yes
Agricultural Business and Management, General. yes
Agricultural Economics. yes
Agricultural Engineering. yes yes yes
Agricultural Teacher Education. yes
Agronomy and Crop Science. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management. yes yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Applied Economics. yes yes
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biotechnology. yes
Botany/Plant Biology, Other. yes yes yes
Botany/Plant Biology. yes yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine. yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Construction Engineering. yes
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Design and Applied Arts, Other. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes yes
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Entomology. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes yes yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General. yes yes
Ethics. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. yes yes yes
Food Science and Technology, Other. yes yes
Food Science. yes yes yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes yes
Forest Engineering. yes
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management. yes yes yes
Forest Sciences and Biology. yes
Forestry, General. yes yes
Forestry, Other. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography, Other. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health/Medical Physics. yes yes yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. yes yes
History, General. yes
Horticultural Science. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes yes
Hydrology and Water Resources Science. yes yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes yes
Interior Design. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes
Manufacturing Engineering. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Materials Science. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. yes yes
Microbiology, General. yes yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other. yes
Nuclear Engineering. yes yes yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Plant Sciences, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes yes yes
Range Science and Management. yes yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Soil Science and Agronomy, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes yes
Statistics, General. yes yes
Statistics, Other. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Toxicology. yes yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Water Resources Engineering. yes yes
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes yes
Women's Studies. yes yes yes
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology/Technician. yes yes yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Human Development/family Sciences
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

37,586

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

30,839
students

Female
47%
14,570

Male
53%
16,269

18%

6,747
students

Female
54%
3,616

Male
46%
3,131

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

19,521
students

Female
47%
9,087

Male
53%
10,434

37%

11,318
students

Female
48%
5,483

Male
52%
5,835

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 23

Winter: December 11

Spring: March 5

Summer: June 25

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

124

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 79
Countries most often represented China
Indonesia
Malaysia
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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