Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

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Tuition & Fees

$11,166

$30,141

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
40%
500-599
38%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
700-800
11%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
30-36
17%
24-29
43%
18-23
34%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

18.2

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,738
Declined 3,150
Total Received 14,888
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Public

25,838

undergraduate students

5,058

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,896
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 town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Eugene

Oregon State University
None
Corvallis, OR
97331

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Ballroom Dance Club
  • Gaming Club
  • Organic Growers Club
  • Blood Drive Association
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Civil War Football Game
  • Homecoming
  • Parent's Weekends
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • crime prevention office

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
91%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
40%
500-599
38%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
700-800
11%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
30-36
17%
24-29
43%
18-23
34%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.56

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,738
Declined 3,150
Total Received 14,888

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 81
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,817

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,390
Room & board $12,855
Additional fees $1,776
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,085
Total $27,306
Average Financial Aid - $4,817
Total with Avg. Aid $22,489
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Engineering
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
Design and Visual Communications, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic Studies
Finance, General
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Food Science
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Forest Engineering
French Language and Literature
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
German Language and Literature
Health/Medical Physics
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Industrial Engineering
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Nuclear Engineering
Operations Management and Supervision
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Range Science and Management
Religion/Religious Studies
Research and Development Management
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

30,896

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

25,838
students

Female
46%
11,880

Male
54%
13,958

16%

5,058
students

Female
50%
2,540

Male
50%
2,518

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

18,829
students

Female
46%
8,573

Male
54%
10,256

28%

7,009
students

Female
48%
3,307

Male
52%
3,702

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 33%
Student 5 year graduation rate 26%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,906

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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