Oregon State University: Ranking & Review

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Corvallis Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 74 116
Top 1%

Oregon State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%76%81%
Applicants14,8887,2277,661
Admissions11,7385,5026,236
Enrolled undergraduates3,8191,9521,867
Enrolled total (including graduate students)30,89616,47614,420

12,725 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

6,087 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,613
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
590

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,776
Percent of students submitting ACT scores47%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
24
ACT Math
24

Oregon State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $26,216 $44,706
Off-campus $26,216 $44,706
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,540 and other expenses per full academic year.

Oregon State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,134 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $9,075 $27,735
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,722 $1,722
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $195 $594
Tuition for Full-time graduates $12,339 $22,761
Fees for full-time graduates $1,722 $1,722
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $457 $843

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 870 239 53 1,162
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 627 112 739
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 495 81 18 594
Health Professions and Related Programs 347 64 144 555
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 454 10 15 479
Natural Resources and Conservation 323 86 24 433
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 356 20 43 419
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 347 33 17 397
Social Sciences 364 16 5 385
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 287 10 4 301
Education 63 150 23 236
Psychology 194 194
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 174 174
Physical Sciences 94 37 43 174
Visual and Performing Arts 97 97
Mathematics and Statistics 54 30 8 92
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 54 34 88
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 75 75
English Language and Literature & Letters 41 32 73
History 47 1 1 49
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 23 12 35
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 20 2 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 21 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 4 13
Grand Total5,4169914006,807

A total of 5,416 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Oregon State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,391 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%61%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 73%

General info

Alternative namesOSU
Founded1868
MottoOpen Minds, Open Doors
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, black
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff5,555
Instructional FTE1,496
Research FTE631
Public Service FTE130
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteoregonstate.edu
Address1500 SW Jefferson Avenue
Corvallis, Oregon, 97331
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5417370123
Fax+1 (541) 737 2482

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