a current student here
Unless you're into football, LGBT community, left wing liberalism, and Oregon, this school is sub-par. There are ridiculous requirements to complete a major and you spend more time taking courses that don't contribute to your learning in that field you want to study. On top of that, unless you have a very, very wide range of interests, you'll be forced to take classes you just really don't want to take because of the Gen Eds. I might be speaking from a history major's perspective, but the time I wanted to put towards learning history was forced to be put towards other classes like Biology: Animal Behavior, Astronomy, Philosophy...etc. A word of the ROTC program since I am a cadet: while the U of O has graduated more than 40 flag generals, more than any liberal arts college in the US, it's lost a lot of valuable training because of budget constraints. So if this school is a place you want to be because of the ROTC program, knock yourself out, but you'll not be getting the training you may think you'll be getting. It doesn't kick in until you commission as an 2nd Lt. and get sent to BOLC. Google that if you don't know what it is...