Oregon State University

Oregon State University is a comprehensive public research university with campuses in the towns of Corvallis and Bend, Oregon that offers 12 undergraduate and 16 postgraduate Pathway programs in areas of business, engineering, environmental studies, health sciences, and liberal arts among many others.

  • Average Tuition USD 29,990
  • Acceptance Rate 78%
  • Students 29,576
  • International Students 13.5%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 48,135
  • Campus Setting Town

School Description

Established in the year 1856, Oregon State University has grown to become the state's largest university with a student enrollment of over 30,000 students, at least 10% of which are international students. It currently offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in areas of agricultural sciences, business, earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences, education, engineering, forestry, liberal arts, pharmacy, public health and human services, science, and veterinary medicine through 11 academic colleges. Campus life at Oregon State University is never boring with its over 300 student clubs that host a variety of events encouraging of diversity and cultural engagement.

Oregon State University requires international students to take the SAT, TOEFL, and earn a 3.0-4.0 GPA before being admitted to its degree programs. If you are a student who does not meet these criteria, apply to an INTO OSU Pathway program that will prepare you for academic life in the US and boost your English proficiency while earning university credit hours toward your degree program at Oregon State University.

Pathway Programs

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Academic English (AE)

    USD 16,380 Tuition Fee

    The Academic English program at Oregon State University prepares international students for university study in the US. The academically rigorous program provides international students with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at OSU. 

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Agriculture

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Business

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Chemical Engineering

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Engineering

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    English

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Exercise and Sports Science

    USD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-term Exercise and Sports Science pathway program prepare students to enter into bachelor’s degree programs in Human Development and Family Sciences, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Public Health at Oregon State University. Once completed, students will only have 130 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.


  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Exercise and Sports Science

    USD 37,380 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 4-term Exercise and Sports Science pathway program prepare students to enter into bachelor’s degree programs in Human Development and Family Sciences, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Public Health at Oregon State University. 

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Finance

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Food Science

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Food Science and Technology

    USD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-term Food Science and Technology pathway program prepares students to enter into Bachelors in Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University. Once completed, students will only have 133 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Food Science and Technology

    USD 37,380 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 4-term Food Science and Technology pathway program prepares students to enter into Bachelors in Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Forestry

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forestry. The program offers courses that focus on forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, forest management, and forest improvement.

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    Gender Studies

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

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    General Studies

    USD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-term General Studies pathway program prepares students to enter into a wide range of Bachelors degree programs at Oregon State University including American Studies, Arts, Business Administration and Chemical Engineering. 

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    General Studies

    USD 37,380 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 4-term General Studies pathway program prepares students to enter into a wide range of Bachelors degree programs at Oregon State University including American Studies, Arts, Business Administration and Chemical Engineering. 

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Liberal Arts

    USD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-term Liberal Arts pathway program prepares students to enter into a wide range of Bachelors degree programs at Oregon State University including Anthropology, Art, Digital Communication Arts and Economics.


  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Liberal Arts

    USD 37,380 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 4-term Liberal Arts pathway program prepares students to enter into a wide range of Bachelors degree programs at Oregon State University including Anthropology, Art, Digital Communication Arts and Economics.

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    Liberal Studies

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Liberal Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Natural Resources and Renewable Material

    USD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-term Natural Resources and Renewable Material pathway program prepares students to enter into Bachelors in Horticulture, Natural Resources, Rangeland Sciences, Renewable Material and Tourism, Recreation and Adventure Leadership at Oregon State University. Once completed, students will only have 134 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.


  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Natural Resources and Renewable Material

    USD 37,380 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 4-term Natural Resources and Renewable Material pathway program prepares students to enter into Bachelors in Horticulture, Natural Resources, Rangeland Sciences, Renewable Material and Tourism, Recreation and Adventure Leadership at Oregon State University.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Public Policy

    USD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-term Public Policy pathway program prepares students to enter into a Bachelors in Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy, and Sociology at Oregon State University. Once completed, students will only have 130 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.


  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Public Policy

    USD 37,380 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 4-term Policy pathway program prepares students to enter into a Bachelors in Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy, and Sociology at Oregon State University. 

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Science

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Sports

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Women and Gender Studies

    USD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-term Women and Gender Studies pathway program prepare students to enter into a Bachelors in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies degree program at Oregon State University. Once completed, students will only have 134 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Women and Gender Studies

    USD 37,380 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 4-term Women and Gender Studies pathway program prepare students to enter into a Bachelors in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies degree program at Oregon State University.

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    SchoolApply Ranking 21
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 450
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 285
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 151
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 333
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 145

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 70
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Established in 1856

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    Academic Ranking of Worldwide Universities named Oregon State University among the Top 150 Universities in the World in 2013.

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          • Testimony
            1994-1995, MBA

            My OSU

            OSU, indeed one of the best schools out there with diverse environment/culture and programs to suits everyone. Being an engineer graduate, I found the engineering school the best in terms of quality faculties and practical internships.

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            2009-2012, Master of Arts (M.A.)

            Anthropology Graduate Program

            Brilliant professors, small class sizes, fun cohort, rigorous and practical program.

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            1995-2000, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

            Great Diversity programs

            From the first time I went to visit the Oregon State University I fell in love with the campus. Growing up in small town I felt that OSU was perfect for me. I loved the diversity on campus and the sense of community. You could always find help when you need it. GO BEAVS!