Approximately 18,000 undergraduate and 3,800 graduate students are enrolled at OSU, including 3,500 domestic students of color and nearly 1,100 international students.
Founded in 1868, the University is located in Corvallis, a town of 53,000 situated in the Willamette Valley south of Portland. Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, the rugged Cascade and Coast mountain ranges, and the urban amenities of Portland are all within a 100-mile drive of Corvallis. The university's other location, in Bend, offers a more relaxed learning environment with a number of exclusive programs.
Offering more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, OSU increasingly attracts high-achieving students. The university offers nationally recognized programs in areas such as engineering, conservation biology, agricultural sciences, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.
OSU has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism and community. The university strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment and provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity and building community.