Oregon State University

Why choose INTO OSU?

Top 5 Reasons

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Our mission is to provide international students with learning experiences and services that promote academic, professional and personal success.

Why study at INTO OSU?

Academic life at INTO OSU is about exploring your interests, discovering your strengths and achieving your goals - in the classroom and in the world. You'll combine your coursework with hands-on research and learning opportunities and have access to academic support resources across campus to help you succeed.

Pursue your academic and English language studies at a leading research university. Learn more about our programs for international students »

INTO OSU's academic Pathway and English language programs provide the highest quality preparation for your undergraduate and graduate study.

  • Take the first steps toward earning a US university degree at one of America's top-ranked research universities
  • Study in one of the friendliest, safest, and greenest towns in the US
  • Live, learn and have fun with university students from all 50 US states and nearly 100 countries 
  • Enjoy full access to all university resources, services and facilities
  • Have small classes taught by university instructors
  • Earn academic credits that apply toward OSU degree programs
  • Receive personalized academic advising throughout any program of study
  • Progress to an OSU degree program upon successful completion of a Pathway

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Oregon State University: by the numbers

  • OSU is one of only 40 public universities with "Tier 1 - very high research activity and community engagement" designations (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching).
  • Ranked #69 in the US and #152 worldwide out of 1,200+ ranked (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  • One of the "Best in the West" (The Princeton Review, 2012)
  • Among 21 public university Best Buys in the US, Canada and Great Britain (Fiske Guide to Colleges, 2014)
  • Among the top 25 largest Engineering programs in the US
  • OSU welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from all 50 US states and more than 100 countries
  • Highly-ranked programs in Engineering, Science, and Business

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