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Oregon State University, Corvallis

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Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Oregon State University (OSU) is a public research university in Corvallis, Oregon. The university currently offers more than 200 undergraduate-degree programs along with a variety of graduate and doctoral degrees. Student enrollment averages near 32,000, making it the state's largest university. Since its founding over 230,000 students have graduated from OSU. The Carnegie Foundation designates Oregon State University as a "Community Engagement" university and classifies it as a doctoral university with a status of "Highest research activity".
OSU is one of 73 land-grant universities in the United States. The school is also a recognized sea-grant, space-grant and sun-grant institution - making it one of only four U.S. institutions to obtain all four designations. (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Cornell University and Pennsylvania State University are the only others with similar designation.) OSU received $441 million in research funding for the 2017 fiscal year and consistently ranks as the state's top earner in research funding.
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  • We had a drive thru of the OSU campus and a walk-thru of the athletic facilities. The football stadium has excellent suites on three levels. The basketball arena may need some updating but not a...  more »
  • Great looking campus. Well the parts of it we could see through the smoke. We walked around and checked out the stadiums. Looks very nice.  more »
  • Good, affordable college games for all major sports, just not the best team in anything other than baseball, football games are very fun, lots of extras
  • OSU is a great college. Many smart kids come from all over the US and around the world to attend this school. They have great staffs and professors. We transport many of the wonderful students to/from Eugene Airport. The students always told us how much they love studying here. Thank you!!!

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