104 Kerr Administration BuildingCorvallis, OR 97331-2106 541-737-4411
http://oregonstate.edu osuadmit@oregonstate.edu
About Oregon State University
  • Year of Foundation 1858
  • Size of Campus 421 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 15,747
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 47%, 53%, 15%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,760 in-state
  • Room and Board $19,080
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No. 17,139
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon’s natural wonders. Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 21
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of sororities 14
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bahai Unity Club; BCM Christian Fellowship; Campus Ambassadors; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Assoc. ; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Korean Student Crusaders for Christ; Logos House: A Christian Study Cen
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 5%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 20
  • Percent students who are frat members 9%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Mu Gamma, Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Pi Mu, Beta, Alpha Psi, Alpha Zeta, American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Chemical Society, American College Health Care Administ
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 9%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Cultural Center Events (Hawaii Night, Japan Night, China Night, etc. ), Mom's Weekend; Dad's Weekend; Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast; Homecoming; Civil War (OSU/Oregon football weekend); Commencement; University Day
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Organization, Assoc. of Latin American Students, Black Student Union, Chinese Assoc. of OSU, European Student Association, Hula Club, India Students Assoc. , International Students of OSU, Japanese Student A
  • Number of frats 21
  • Distance to nearest train Albany (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Corvallis (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Portland (90), Eugene (45)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 5%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 35%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, cooperative housing, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 74%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 20%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 37
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 3%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 6%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
Campus Services
  • Museums Art about Agriculture; Natural History Collection; University Archives; Archeological Collection; Neumann Collection; Oregon State Arthropod Collection; Forest Products Collection; Fine Arts Collection;Herbarium; McDonald Collection;Fairbanks Art Gallery;
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 14,777
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 380
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,905,093
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 7,500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 60
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,930
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 300
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 1,969
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4,000
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Guin Library - Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,403,451
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 18%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 62%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Oregon State University, Boeing, Tektronix, Weyerhauser, State of Oregon, Nike
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,300
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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