Oregon State University, Corvallis (OSU)

Corvallis, OR

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Oregon State University, Corvallis

Oregon State University, Corvallis

Oregon State University, Corvallis Student Essentials

Oregon State University, Corvallis Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Benny the Beaver
Nickname: OSU
Website: oregonstate.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $8,138
Out-of-State Tuition: $22,322
Retention Rate: 83%
Enrollment: 29,868
Year Established: 1858

About OSU

The Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, is a land-grant institution that strives to prepare Oregon students for lives of academic excellence, research and civic engagement through its high quality academics and nationally renowned research programs.

Since the university is dedicated to producing leaders who can contribute to Oregon’s economic and industrial development, OSU offers Oregon residents discounted tuition. Whether you are a resident or not, you can still apply for financial aid through federal and state programs by filing a FAFSA.

OSU offers academics in more than 200 areas of study through its six schools:

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • Health and Wellness
  • Science and Natural Resources

Students who want to immerse themselves in a research project need only find a program through the Oregon State Undergraduate Research Framework organization, which provides the resources to find programs in any field of interest, whether in the sciences, medical fields or liberal arts.

College life at OSU is exciting and enriching. With more than 300 student clubs to join, you will find a friendly, inviting community awaiting you. Whether you want to help out in the community, experience Greek life or earn a leadership role in the student government, there are plenty of options to get involved.

The campus also serves as an entertainment and cultural center for both students and the community. OSU often hosts many guest speakers, as well as coordinates festivals, concerts, theatre productions and art exhibits so that everyone can broaden their horizons.

Applications are available on the OSU’s website. For more information on specific admissions requirements, please contact the school.

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OSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Oregon State University, Corvallis 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

I really love the University. I love the greek life. The students are very diverse, the professors are diverse and there is alot of different people to visit with and learn from. The community is very rewarding.


Former Student - Last Attended 2012

Overall Rating

I loved the music program and Marching band is my most memorable time. I made some good friends. The booksstore is great and user friendly. The school layout is pretty good.New students need more help from acedemic advisers.


OSU Map & Location

Oregon State University, Corvallis
1500 S.W. Jefferson
Corvallis, OR 97331


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Getting Around OSU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Corvallis, OR

Winter
Dec
46
33
Jan
47
34
Feb
51
35
Spring
Mar
56
37
Apr
61
40
May
67
44
Summer
Jun
73
49
Jul
82
52
Aug
83
51
Fall
Sep
77
48
Oct
65
42
Nov
53
38

OSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 24,145
Freshman Class 5,002
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 29,868

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 73%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 7%
African American 1%
Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 66%
Part-Time 34%
Women 48%
Men 52%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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