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University of Oregon, Eugene

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The University of Oregon (UO, U of O or Oregon) is a public flagship liberal arts university in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1876, the institution's 295-acre campus is along the Willamette River. Since July 2014, UO has been governed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity" and has 19 research centers and institutes. UO was admitted to the Association of American Universities in 1969.
The University of Oregon is organized into five colleges (Arts and Sciences, Business, Design, Education, and Honors) and seven professional schools (Accounting; Architecture and Environment; Art and Design; Journalism and Communication; Law; Music and Dance; and Planning, Public Policy and Management) and a graduate school. Furthermore, UO offers 316 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Most academic programs follow the 10 week Quarter System.
UO student athletes compete as the Ducks and are part of the Pac-12 Conference in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). With eighteen varsity teams, the Oregon Ducks are best known for their football team and track and field program.
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  • I have been a Ducks fan for years and have visited Autzen stadium long ago but never like this. Someone that I have gotten to know over the last 6 months is now starting up in the fall at U of O. I...  more »
  • We were in town to check out campus. Stadium seemed nice but surprisingly gravel parking lots and weeds and plants grown up in spots. Campus was nice but unfortunately covered in ash and trees down....  more »
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  • The University of Oregon is the home of the fighting ducks. World class student athletes from all over the country come to the University of Oregon. Our campus had the most high tech and futuristic facilities around. Construction is never ending at the University of Oregon constantly striving for greatness and willingly accepting change as a culture. From Autzen Stadium to Mat Knight Arena to Hayward Field to the iconic  McArthur Court. This is the place to be. Track Town USA is Eugene Oregon home of the University of Oregon if you're a runner You need to come check out our miles and miles and miles of groomed trails in town out of town all the way to the mountains in the east and to the coast on the West.
  • Pretty good experience but if you try to use the WiFi anywhere on campus prepare for new levels of frustration. If you live in the dorms it will be the worst wireless experience of your life, and don’t worry because nothing will be done to improve it. Pretty confident the school has been using the same routers since 1800’s. Also killer Mac from global scholars hall is pretty good

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