Oregon State is a leading public research university located in Corvallis, one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. 

Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 112 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going. We are diverse and welcoming. We see what could be and have worked relentlessly for 150 years to make it so. 2 campuses | 11 colleges | 15 experiment stations | 35 Extension offices | 200+ undergraduate academic programs | 100 graduate degrees

Basic details

  • Region: West
  • Location: Corvallis, Oregon
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Public

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 79%
  • Average ACT range: 21-27
  • Average SAT range: 1530-1810
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? No
  • Areas of study offered include: Agriculture; Anthropology; Accounting/Finance; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Biology; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Fisheries; Forestry; Gender Studies; Genetics; Geography; Geology; History; Hospitality, Travel & Tourism; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Languages; Liberal Arts; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Music; Nutrition; Oceanography; Philosophy; Physics; Physiology; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Public Relations/Affairs; Public Policy; Sociology; Veterinary Medicine; Zoology
  • Full list of majors available: https://catalog.oregonstate.edu/programs/


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $49,800


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Women's Gymnastics; Women's Rowing; Women's Swimming and Diving; Women's Volleyball; Men's Wrestling

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