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Your path starts here. This is your place to explore, challenge yourself, discover who you are and who you want to become.

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Your Path Starts Here

Oregon State University was founded more than 150 years ago as a land grant institution, building on the idea that everybody deserves an extraordinary education that’s attainable and accessible. Here you can determine your purpose, shape your identity and values and become who you want to be.

As Oregon’s largest university, we draw people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries to a welcoming community that supports success, well-being and belonging for all. We are constantly learning, innovating and applying new skills to make the world better. You can too.

Oregon's Best Research University

With nearly 200 degree programs Oregon State has a path to the career and future you always wanted. Find your major.

#2 Forestry
in the World

#3 Oceanography
in the World

#5 Best Online Bachelor’s
Degrees in the U.S.

#2 Best Agricultural Colleges
in the U.S.

Gold Rating for
Bike Friendliness

#2 Friendliest College
Town in America