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.

  • 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


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Chemical Engineering

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Food Science

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of converting raw agricultural products into processed forms suitable for direct human consumption, and the storage of such products. Includes instruction in applicable aspects of the agricultural sciences, human physiology and nutrition, food chemistry, agricultural products processing, food additives, food preparation and packaging, food storage and shipment, and related aspects of human health and safety including toxicology and pathology.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage and develop forest areas for economic, recreational, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, natural resources management and economics, wildlife sciences, administration, and public relations.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Gender Studies

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

    Liberal Studies

    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • Corvallis, OR 97331, USA


    USD 29,990 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the rules and techniques of participation and skill building in competitive physical activities, as well as non-competitive physical fitness programs. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 445
  • 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


    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!