Oregon State University

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR
student ratio
total students
$11,907 | $19,953
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Not Reported
fall application deadline
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acceptance rate


Oregon State University

Oregon State offers more than 80 graduate programs in fields including engineering, forestry, oceanography, agriculture, life sciences, liberal arts, health and human sciences, environmental sciences, business, and education. Most programs have flexible options to tailor a degree plan to meet individual goals.

The Graduate School advances the university's teaching, research, and outreach goals by supporting graduate students in all aspects of their education. We work with all programs to continuously improve and provide the highest quality graduate education available anywhere in the world.


Oregon State University's Graduate School's vision is to position OSU as a global leader in graduate training in support of OSU's 3 signature areas of distinction:

- Health Planet: Advancing the Science of Sustainable Earth Ecosystems

- Healthy People: Improving Human Health and Wellness

- Healthy Economy: Promoting Economic Growth and Social Progress

The Graduate School strives to produce leaders who are recognized not only for their scholarship, scientific, and technical expertise, but also for their professionalism and understanding of the enterprise of which they will be a part.

Research at Oregon State

Oregon State University is Oregon's premier public research university, attracting nearly $281 million in research funding in 2012. Students and faculty members are actively pursuing research projects on a range of significant issues at the state, national, and international levels.

Research resources include 11 colleges, agricultural experiment stations and forest research laboratories located across the state, a marine science center, the world's largest tsunami research basin, and nearly 50 research centers and institutes.

Oregon State ranks among the top 100 universities in the U.S. in total research and development spending. The National Science Foundation ranks Oregon State 15th among all U.S. universities in R&D spending in the environmental sciences.

Oregon State's research has a significant impact on social issues such as disease prevention, the livability of rural communities, understanding and protecting the environment, boosting K-12 and community college education, and helping Oregon prepare for a population that is aging and becoming more ethnically and culturally diverse.

Corvallis and Oregon

Corvallis is a friendly, vibrant college town of 54,500 in the heart of Western Oregon's Willamette Valley. Corvallis consistently ranks among the best and safest cities to live in the U.S., and it's also among the smartest, most innovative, and most environmentally responsible.

It's easy to get around Corvallis. There are miles of bike lanes and free city bus service. Within easy walking distance from campus, downtown Corvallis offers an eclectic mix of restaurants, brew pubs, art galleries, and shops. Corvallis is also a hub for virtually unlimited recreation, with the Pacific Coast and the mountains of the Cascades Range nearby. Portland, Oregon's largest city, is just 90 minutes away.

Location & Contact

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331
United States

Graduate School

Phone: 541-737-4881
Fax: 541-737-3313
Email: graduate.admissions@oregonstate.edu

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Colleges, Departments, and Programs

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$11,907
    • Out-of-state tuition *$19,953
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students3938
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students3938
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,137
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%