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Oregon State University

Oregon, United States | Public

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About

Established in 1868, with 2 campuses, 11 colleges, 15 experiment stations, 35 Extension offices, 200+ academic programs, Oregon State is an international public research university in the northwest United States, located in Corvallis, Oregon that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. It is also the largest university in the state, with a total enrollment exceeding 28,000 and more than 230,000 people have graduated from OSU since its founding. The Oregon State University is designated as the "Community Engagement" university and classified as a doctoral university with a status of "Highest research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation. U.S. News & World Report ranked Oregon State University tied for 143rd nationally, as the 71st (tied) top public university and tied for the 218th best university globally in 2017.

Cost

Moderate

$17,142

Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)

$17,142

Average Living Expenses (Masters)

Rankings

#277

US News ranking

#499

Qs ranking

#401-500

Times New ranking

Admissions

81%

Avg acceptance rate (Bachelors)

$65 - $85

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Location

Oregon State University is located in the Corvallis city. Though not a major city, it has a population of about 50,000. Corvallis is geographically situated 35 miles south of Salem. However, this does not pose a problem since connectivity here is really good. The University is located very close to the Oregon Metro area. The nearest airport is in Portland city, at a distance of 85 miles from Corvallis.

Campus

A 420 acres large campus here provides the perfect suburban setting to students, in the form of a park-like atmosphere that can be utilized,  for recreation, study, and relaxation. OSU recently completed the construction of a branch campus located in Bend. This new branch campus is called OSU-Cascades that offers students living in the more central region of the state an opportunity to attend select classes at a campus location closer to their homes.

Residing Options

The Oregon State University’s accommodation cell features fifteen residence halls grouped in complexes on the east, south, and west sides of campus. These standard and suite-style residence halls comfortably accommodate 150 to 400 guests each with the dining centers located near all on-campus housing.

Faculty

The faculty is ranked no. 1 in the world for experimental research in accounting information systems and no. 8 for experimental financial accounting. Also, the supply chain management faculty collaborate with many faculties around the globe, delivering research seminars in universities in North America, the European Union, and the Pacific Rim.

Jobs and placements

The Career Development Center at the Oregon State University is here to help you successfully pursue your career goals where they offer each OSU student access to career events, tools, and resources, and individual career consultations specific to your background and goals. The Career Success Center connects Oregon State College of Business students with the resources needed to succeed in today’s job market, where they gain the tools needed to obtain internships, interviews, and jobs, while employers meet profession-ready employees who are ready to make an immediate impact.

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