Oregon State University (OSU), a public research university, founded in 1868, enrolls more than 30,000 students across a dozen colleges and a graduate school.
OSU is one of only six educational institutions in the United States with a land-grant, space-grant, and sea-grant designations. OSU also has a sun-grant designation.
Oregon State University offers more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, and is home to the internationally renowned Center for Gene Research and Biotechnology.
The university offers more than 900 online courses and a host of degree programs through OSU Ecampus. The online offerings include online bachelor’s degrees in topics ranging from anthropology to German to sustainability; online master’s degrees such as executive leadership, counseling, and natural resources; and doctoral degrees in education and counseling. The online school also offers certificate programs, as well as chemistry and foreign language courses.