Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR
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Oregon State University Reviews

Based on 68 Reviews
1500 S.W. Jefferson Avenue Corvallis, OR
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Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA-
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Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Oregon State University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
26
Biotechnology
16
0
Chemical Engineering
88
18
5
Civil Engineering, General
102
54
10
Construction Engineering
61
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
107
44
14
Engineering, Other
15
Environmental Science
71
6
4
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
14
12
1
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
44
Industrial Engineering
58
16
4
Manufacturing Engineering
23
Materials Science
4
5
Mechanical Engineering
141
31
8
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
2
3
Natural Resources/conservation, General
6
Nuclear Engineering
27
9
2
Water Resources Engineering
8
1
Wood Science and Wood Products/pulp and Paper Technology
19
6
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
11
Agricultural Teacher Education
11
6
Art/art Studies, General
2
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
37
Biology Teacher Education
0
7
Chemistry Teacher Education
0
2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
29
7
10
Creative Writing
13
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
50
Education, General
48
11
13
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
17
Elementary Education and Teaching
18
51
English Language and Literature, General
59
9
English/language Arts Teacher Education
10
11
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
0
3
French Language and Literature
8
German Language and Literature
5
German Language Teacher Education
1
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General
231
14
5
Health Teacher Education
4
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
1
2
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
135
Mathematics Teacher Education
21
4
1
Music Teacher Education
4
2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
9
Physics Teacher Education
0
2
Reading Teacher Education
5
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
15
4
6
Social Studies Teacher Education
9
Spanish Language and Literature
12
Spanish Language Teacher Education
0
0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
65
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
18
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business and Management, General
13
Agricultural Economics
13
Agricultural Engineering
18
1
2
Agriculture, General
89
Agronomy and Crop Science
15
Animal Sciences, General
88
3
1
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations, General
7
3
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
113
13
13
2
Food Science
51
15
1
Forest Engineering
24
Forest Management/forest Resources Management
16
15
0
Forest Sciences and Biology
6
Forestry, General
10
3
Horticultural Science
47
Natural Resources Management and Policy
89
14
Plant Sciences, General
6
0
Range Science and Management
12
5
1
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
6
2
Urban Forestry
0
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
9
8
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
12
6
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/united States Studies/civilization
3
Anthropology
65
14
3
2
Ethics
1
0
Ethnic Studies
5
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
2
History, General
50
Human Development and Family Studies, General
318
4
4
International/global Studies
30
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
21
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
0
Philosophy
16
Political Science and Government, General
41
Psychology, General
179
Public Policy Analysis, General
34
Religion/religious Studies
0
1
Social Sciences, General
12
Sociology
86
Sustainability Studies
15
Women's Studies
6
4
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
76
Accounting and Business/management
6
Applied Economics
12
5
Business Administration and Management, General
130
81
0
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management
87
Economics, General
103
Finance, General
128
Marketing/marketing Management, General
94
Operations Management and Supervision
94
Research and Development Management
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
24
2
3
Biology/biological Sciences, General
145
Biotechnology
16
0
Botany/plant Biology
3
8
3
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology
1
5
Chemistry, General
38
6
12
Entomology
0
0
Geography
5
6
7
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
30
Geology/earth Science, General
5
3
2
Geophysics and Seismology
1
1
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
4
0
Mathematics, General
43
13
2
Microbiology, General
79
3
4
Natural Sciences
57
1
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
7
5
Physics, General
30
5
5
Statistics, General
15
3
Systematic Biology/biological Systematics
1
Zoology/animal Biology
44
1
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
23
0
Bioethics/medical Ethics
35
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine
6
0
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
53
1
1
Gerontology
2
Health/medical Physics
7
17
1
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other
79
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
0
0
0
Pharmaceutical Sciences
0
4
Pharmacy
83
Public Health, General
186
59
11
6
Toxicology
0
2
Veterinary Medicine
57
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
238
25
7
Management Information Systems, General
88
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications, General
23
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
70
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
1
4
Apparel and Textiles, General
19
Construction Engineering
61
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Interior Design
29
Music, General
14
Visual and Performing Arts, General
20
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
0
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
33
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Oregon State University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Agricultural Economics
Agriculture, General
Anthropology
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Science
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
Economics, General
Education, General
Environmental Science
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
German Language and Literature
Health/medical Physics
History, General
Horticultural Science
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Industrial Engineering
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources/conservation, General
Natural Sciences
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sustainability Studies
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Urban Forestry
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 17 Reviews
Alumni
Biochemistry/Biophysics, Class of 1977
Well-rounded scientific background. Not a lot of networking opportunities or specific tools.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Technical Journalism, Class of 1988
internships, instructors from The Real World
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hr, Class of 2005
Alumni assoc. has an program to assist you with pefecting the tools you have to get a job
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Information Systems, Accountancy, Class of 2012
Meet the firms night, career services website
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Cultural Anthropology, Class of 2012
Relevant course work and projects that encourage community interaction
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS History, Class of 1981
At the time not much
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Child Development, Class of 1978
do not know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agriculture, Class of 1980
Excluding liberal arts programs that are a COMPLETE WASTYE such as Ethnic Studies, Woman Studies, Philosophy, Sociology, my college offers all the pragmatic and practical courses required to succeed in a specific regiment and career.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 2013
Career success center for all business students, tons of scholarships, internships, and jobs that relate to your field. Many opportunities to get involved.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biochemistry, Class of 1993
curriculum was up to date and relevant to what was occurring in industry
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 17 Reviews
Alumni
Biochemistry/Biophysics, Class of 1977
Students were generally friendly. I wasn't really a part of the culture (which revolved around fraternities and sororities).
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Technical Journalism, Class of 1988
fairly conservative, but lots of different cultures and interests
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hr, Class of 2005
Diverse. Very large school.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Information Systems, Accountancy, Class of 2012
Hard-working
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Cultural Anthropology, Class of 2012
Diverse
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS History, Class of 1981
It was an agricultural college and did not in the 70's have much of a diverse culture...
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Child Development, Class of 1978
working class, agricultural, beautiful setting
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agriculture, Class of 1980
TOO LIBERAL which means exceptionally naïve, stupid, and unprepared for the real world ... a lot of "entitlement" babies and hover parents.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 2013
The most amazing campus ever! Friendly and smart people!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biochemistry, Class of 1993
Huge school, find your own small group and stick with them
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 17 Reviews
Alumni
Biochemistry/Biophysics, Class of 1977
The facilities varied from state-of-the-art to outdated. The science facilities were decent.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Technical Journalism, Class of 1988
When I was there (mid 80s), computer labs just coming online. The usual compliment of dining halls, dorms and classrooms.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hr, Class of 2005
Very modern
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Information Systems, Accountancy, Class of 2012
Okay
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Cultural Anthropology, Class of 2012
Some of the buildings are old but the university has kept up with the maintenance. Many of the new facilities are state of the art and offer some of the best technology.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS History, Class of 1981
I thought they were great!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Child Development, Class of 1978
excellent
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agriculture, Class of 1980
All of the above
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 2013
Lots of libraries or computer labs, dorms were amazing. There were quite a few older classrooms but they have improved this since i left. Lots of yummy food.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biochemistry, Class of 1993
dorms were condemned by the city shortly after I moved out, structural integrity was poor, facilities (heat water etc) was poor, the few new structures were of excellent quality, the older buildings were falling apart quite literally
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 17 Reviews
Alumni
Biochemistry/Biophysics, Class of 1977
The most popular activities/groups were sports and fraternities/sororities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Technical Journalism, Class of 1988
didn't participate in most activities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hr, Class of 2005
I'm not sure.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Information Systems, Accountancy, Class of 2012
Greek life
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Cultural Anthropology, Class of 2012
Camp Adventure Youth Services Program
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS History, Class of 1981
At the time sports....
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Child Development, Class of 1978
outdoor activities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agriculture, Class of 1980
Athletics, academic clubs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 2013
Not sure.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biochemistry, Class of 1993
watching sports teams
Rated January 2016