University of Oregon
#125 Overall Influence#547 Desirability Rank

University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

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The University of Oregon (UO) was established in 1876. UO is organized into five colleges, which altogether offer a total of 316 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Most programs follow a 10-week quarter system.

UO Online also has over 3,000 students enrolled in more than 170 online courses.

UO boasts a student-faculty ratio of 16:1, while around a third of its classes have an enrollment of 20 or fewer students. The university’s most popular majors are business/commerce, advertising, economics, psychology, and other social sciences.

UO is associated with three Nobel laureates, namely:

Other distinguished UO-connected individuals include the following:

UO is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

From Wikipedia

The University of Oregon is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1876, the institution's 295-acre campus is along the Willamette River. Since July 2014, UO has been governed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity" and has 19 research centers and institutes. UO was admitted to the Association of American Universities in 1969.

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110 Johnson Hall, Eugene OR 97403

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

14 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

City Crime Rates

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38 per 100k

Violent Crime

4 per 100k

What is University of Oregon known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Computer Science
#55 World Rank
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Political Science
#228 World Rank
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Religious Studies
#187 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#91 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Oregon's Most influential alumni?

University of Oregon's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Computer Science, and Psychology. University of Oregon’s most academically influential people include Franklin Mieuli, Don Pellum, and Robert Slade.

Franklin Mieuli

American sports executive

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Don Pellum
Don Pellum

American football player and coach

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Robert Slade
Robert Slade

Canadian information scientist and malware researcher

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Howard Winklevoss

American actuary

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Ernest Haycox

Novelist, short story writer

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Lidia Yuknavitch
Lidia Yuknavitch

American writer, teacher and editor based in Oregon

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Win McCormack

American publisher and editor

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Linda Carroll

American writer

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M. Qasim Jan
M. Qasim Jan

Pakistani geologist

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Bill Bowerman
Bill Bowerman

American runner, track and field coach, and businessman

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Barry Lopez

American writer

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Narasingha Sil

American historian

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