Oregon State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Oregon State University is a large four-year, public school with 29,580 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1868 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Corvallis, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
147
Good
Oregon State University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Oregon State University deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 147 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Management, Natural Resources and Environment, Work and Family Studies, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Oregon State University student retention rate is high at 85% (well above Oregon average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Oregon State University is average - 64%. Roughly 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Oregon State University is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,800
High
Average tuition charges are very high - $27,200 per year. The additional fees at Oregon State University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,600, which comes to $28,800 a year.

Read the details about Oregon State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 14,058 applications were submitted and 11,016 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Oregon State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,900
High
Oregon State University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Oregon State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Oregon State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 5,100 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high, roughly $7,900 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Oregon State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Oregon State University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Oregon State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Oregon State University, 1500 S.W. Jefferson Avenue, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
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