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Oregon State University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Oregon State University

Oregon State University

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Oregon State University Description:

Located in Corvallis, Oregon State University is one of only two universities in the country designated as a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant and sun-grant institution. These designations point to the strong research emphasis at Oregon State. Forestry is OSU's most highly ranked program, and the university manages well over 10,000 acres of forest. Other strong and popular programs are business and engineering. In athletics, the Division I Oregon State Beavers compete in the Pacific 12 Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 26,363 (21,808 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 54% Male / 46% Female
  • 82% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,138 (in-state); $22,322 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,908
  • Room and Board: $10,563
  • Other Expenses: $2,616
  • Total Cost: $23,225 (in-state); $37,409 (out-of-state)

Oregon State University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 64%
    • Loans: 57%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,781
    • Loans: $6,155

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Health and Physical Education, Human Development, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 9%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 30%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 61%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Oregon State University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://oregonstate.edu/main/mission

"As a land grant institution committed to teaching, research, and outreach and engagement, Oregon State University promotes economic, social, cultural and environmental progress for the people of Oregon, the nation and the world. This mission is achieved by producing graduates competitive in the global economy, supporting a continuous search for new knowledge and solutions, and maintaining a rigorous focus on academic excellence, particularly in the three Signature Areas: Advancing the Science of Sustainable Earth Ecosystems; Improving Human Health and Wellness; and Promoting Economic Growth and Social Progress."

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