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Oregon State University (OSU)

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Institution

General information

Oregon
Corvallis
http://oregonstate.edu/
http://oregonstate.edu/international/
Oregon State University (OSU) is a coeducational, public research university located in Corvallis, Oregon, United States. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees and a multitude of research opportunities.

There are over 200 academic degree programs offered through the university. OSU's programs in nuclear engineering, ecology, forestry, public health, biochemistry, zoology, oceanography, food science and pharmacy are recognized nationally as top tier programs. In recent years, OSU's liberal arts programs have also grown significantly. Over 200,000 people have attended OSU since its founding. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Oregon State University as a "very high research activity" university.

Oregon State is one of 73 land-grant universities currently operating throughout the world. The school is also recognized as a sea-grant, space-grant and sun-grant institution, making it one of only two US institutions to retain all four designations and the only public university to do so. In addition to Oregon State's many federally designated areas of research, the university receives more funding for research, annually, than all other public higher education institutions in Oregon combined.
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Network memberships

Oregon University System (OUS)
SYLFF Network (SYLFF)

Rankings

ranked 401-450 by QS World University Rankings (2011)
ranked 401-450 by QS World University Rankings (2010)
ranked 228 by Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (2009)
ranked 101-151 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2008)
ranked 250 by Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities Top 500 (2008)
ranked 76-107 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Life and Agriulture Sciences (2008)
ranked 52-76 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Life and Agriulture Sciences (2007)
ranked 102-150 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2006)
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