Oregon State University: Ranking & Review

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Corvallis
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United States
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World
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174116
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

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

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

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
Engineering870239531,162
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services627112739
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4958118594
Health Professions and Related Programs34764144555
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4541015479
Natural Resources and Conservation3238624433
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3562043419
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences3473317397
Social Sciences364165385
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies287104301
Education6315023236
Psychology194194
Physical Sciences943743174
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs174174
Visual and Performing Arts9797
Mathematics and Statistics5430892
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies543488
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities7575
English Language and Literature & Letters413273
History471149
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies231235
Public Administration and Social Service Professions20222
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2121
Philosophy and Religious Studies9413
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 population54,000
Phone5417370123
Fax+1 (541) 737 2482

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