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Oregon State University is a public institution located in Corvallis, Oregon. Corvallis is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

1,032 Master's Degrees
354 Doctor's Degrees

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Oregon State University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Oregon State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Other Resources & Conservation Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Student Counseling Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Forestry Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Horticulture Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Wildlife Management Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Fisheries Sciences Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Natural Resources & Conservation Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Public Health Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Education Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Best Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Oregon State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Forest Engineering Schools College Factual
#1 Best Natural Resources Conservation (Other) Master’s Degree Schools College Factual
#1 Best Forest Engineering Schools College Factual
#1 Best Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations Master’s Degree Schools College Factual
#219 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#238 Best Health Professions Schools College Factual

Where Is Oregon State University?

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Contact details for Oregon State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 Sw Jefferson Avenue, Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: 541-737-0123

Oregon State University Graduate Student Diversity

5,668 Graduate Students
52% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,668 graduate students at Oregon State, 48% are male and 52% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Oregon State University graduate students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 373
Black or African American 78
Hispanic or Latino 466
White 3,090
International Students 1,189
Other Races/Ethnicities 472

Geographic Diversity

Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at Oregon State University. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 111 countries are represented at Oregon State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at Oregon State University

8,840 Took All Classes Online
16,956 Took At Least One Class Online
11.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 30 bachelor’s degree and 23 master’s degree programs available online at Oregon State. In 2019-2020, 16,956 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Oregon State has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Oregon State

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Oregon State University was $15,269 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $28,121. The following table shows how Oregon State is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Natural Resources Conservation #1 #4
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) #1 #1
Forestry #1 #1
Wildlife Management #4 #4
Fisheries Sciences #4 #1
Computer Science #7 #10
General Agriculture #7 #7
Public Policy #7 #7
Economics #7 #4
Plant Sciences #7 #4
Ethnic Studies #10 #10
Anthropology #10 #4
Philosophy #13 #7
Geography & Cartography #13 #10
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies #13 #13
Statistics #13 #7
Natural Resource Management #19 #16
Philosophy & Religious Studies #26 #20
History #30 #24
History #30 #24
Human Development & Family Studies #31 #19
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #40 #32
Industrial Engineering #49 #34
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #52 #37
Mathematics & Statistics #52 #40

Online Growth Rankings of Oregon State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Oregon State University was 11.8%. This is the #757 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Oregon State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Oregon State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 84%
Anthropology 72%
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 77%
Business Administration & Management 86%
Business, Management & Marketing 93%
Computer & Information Sciences 89%
Computer Science 89%
Economics 94%
Education 25%
Educational Administration 48%
Engineering 77%
Ethnic Studies 67%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 98%
Fisheries Sciences 81%
Forestry 3%
General Agriculture 94%
General Education 85%
Geography & Cartography 6%
Health Professions 46%
History 94%
History 94%
Human Development & Family Studies 97%
Industrial Engineering 68%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 94%
Liberal Arts General Studies 94%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 93%
Mathematics & Statistics 57%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 64%
Natural Resource Management 68%
Natural Resources & Conservation 60%
Natural Resources Conservation 69%
Philosophy 88%
Philosophy & Religious Studies 90%
Plant Sciences 87%
Psychology 99%
Public Health 72%
Social Sciences 74%
Statistics 27%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 22%
Wildlife Management 28%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Oregon State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Oregon State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Fisheries Sciences #1
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) #1
Wildlife Management #7
Forestry #7
Ethnic Studies #13
Natural Resource Management #13
Anthropology #13
General Agriculture #13
Public Policy #15
Plant Sciences #16
Statistics #16
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies #19
Bioethics/Medical Ethics #19
Natural Resources Conservation #23
Economics #25
Industrial Engineering #28
Philosophy #29
Natural Resources & Conservation #35
Computer Science #41
Geography & Cartography #43
History #46
History #46
Human Development & Family Studies #52
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #52
Mathematics & Statistics #53
Philosophy & Religious Studies #69
Liberal Arts General Studies #75
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #75
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #77
Student Counseling #85
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #96
General Education #101
Engineering #130
Public Health #162
Social Sciences #185
Psychology #193
Public Administration & Social Service #210
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #213
Computer & Information Sciences #257
Teacher Education Grade Specific #304
Educational Administration #368

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Oregon State University Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Teacher Education Grade Specific 184 63 7 254
Teacher Education Subject Specific 99 17 1 117
Computer Science 0 94 17 111
Public Health 3 76 15 94
Student Counseling 34 46 10 90
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 90 90
Business Administration & Management 0 86 2 88
Geography & Cartography 79 5 2 86
Civil Engineering 0 51 25 76
Natural Resource Management 22 51 0 73
Electrical Engineering 0 51 18 69
Mechanical Engineering 0 48 10 58
Multilingual Education 56 0 0 56
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 55 0 0 55
Forestry 11 30 11 52
Wildlife Management 32 4 7 43
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 4 37 0 41
Statistics 2 35 4 41
Educational Administration 0 31 0 31
General Education 0 21 10 31
Fisheries Sciences 18 7 5 30
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 18 7 25
Chemistry 0 10 14 24
Writing Studies 0 21 0 21
Natural Resources Conservation 1 17 3 21
Industrial Engineering 0 14 5 19
Robotics Engineering 0 15 4 19
Public Policy 0 14 3 17
Nuclear Engineering 0 13 3 16
Plant Sciences 0 11 4 15
Mathematics 0 9 6 15
Horticulture 0 9 4 13
Anthropology 2 6 5 13
Botany/Plant Biology 0 7 5 12
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 11 0 11
Materials Sciences 0 7 4 11
General English Literature 0 10 0 10
Health & Physical Education 0 5 5 10
Physics 0 5 5 10
Economics 0 5 5 10
Food Science Technology 0 8 1 9
General Biology 0 1 8 9
Chemical Engineering 0 6 3 9
Environmental Engineering 0 8 1 9
Ethnic Studies 0 6 2 8
Animal Science 0 5 2 7
Zoology 0 2 5 7
Allied Health Professions 0 7 0 7
Human Development & Family Studies 0 5 1 6
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 2 3 5
Accounting 5 0 0 5
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 4 4
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 3 1 4
Agricultural Engineering 0 2 2 4
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 2 2 4
Gerontology 4 0 0 4
Soil Sciences 0 3 0 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 1 1 2
Biomedical Engineering 0 2 0 2
History 0 1 1 2
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2 0 2
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 0 2 0 2
Philosophy 0 2 0 2
Child Development & Psychology 0 2 0 2
Public Relations & Advertising 1 0 0 1
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 1 1
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 1 0 0 1
General Agriculture 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 613 1,032 354 1,999

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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