Oregon State University
#207 Overall Influence#1025 Desirability Rank

Oregon State University

Public research university in Corvallis, Oregon, United States

About This School

How does this school stack up?

Oregon State University is a public research university in Corvallis, Oregon. The university currently offers more than 200 undergraduate-degree programs along with a variety of graduate and doctoral degrees. Student enrollment averages near 32,000, making it the state’s largest university. Since its founding over 230,000 students have graduated from OSU. The Carnegie Foundation designates Oregon State University as a “Community Engagement” university and classifies it as a doctoral university with a status of “Highest research activity”.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

14,890

Acceptance

81%

Graduation Rate

63%

Median SAT Score

1195

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,390

Fees (in-state)

$1,776

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$56,700

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

26K

Under-Grads

23K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1500 SW Jefferson Avenue, Corvallis OR 97331

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

28k per 100k

Violent Crime

1k per 100k

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#63 World Rank #24 USA Rank
Chemistry
#102 World Rank #54 USA Rank
Biology
#124 World Rank #72 USA Rank
Engineering
#129 World Rank #44 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#138 World Rank #75 USA Rank
Computer Science
#161 World Rank #117 USA Rank
Nursing
#198 World Rank #73 USA Rank
Physics
#241 World Rank #96 USA Rank
Mathematics
#242 World Rank #171 USA Rank
Business
#262 World Rank #147 USA Rank
History
#312 World Rank #221 USA Rank
Communications
#315 World Rank #157 USA Rank
Medical
#346 World Rank #179 USA Rank
Psychology
#350 World Rank #172 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#365 World Rank #192 USA Rank
Political Science
#370 World Rank #194 USA Rank
Education
#433 World Rank #165 USA Rank
Economics
#453 World Rank #328 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#485 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Anthropology
#545 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Philosophy
#598 World Rank #244 USA Rank
Sociology
#696 World Rank #404 USA Rank
Social Work
#699 World Rank #346 USA Rank
Law
#862 World Rank #332 USA Rank
Literature

Influential People

Who are Oregon State University's Most influential alumni?

Oregon State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering. Oregon State University’s most academically influential people include Linus Pauling, Douglas Engelbart, and Michael Waterman.

Linus Pauling
Linus Pauling

American scientist

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Douglas Engelbart
Douglas Engelbart

American engineer and inventor

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Michael Waterman
Michael Waterman

American scientist and professor at the University of Southern California

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Phil Knight
Phil Knight

American businessman, Author

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Michael Gribskov
Michael Gribskov

Professor of Biological Sciences

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Ava Helen Pauling
Ava Helen Pauling

American activist

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Nagendra Karri
Nagendra Karri

American screen writer

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George Oppen
George Oppen

American poet

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Daniel Bromley
Daniel Bromley

American economist

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Katharine Jefferts Schori
Katharine Jefferts Schori

Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America

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George Andrews
George Andrews

American mathematician

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Forrest Preston

American Businessman

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