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Oregon State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
18,981
Total Undergrads
Including 3,174 Part-time
3,696
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 215 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

48% Women
52% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Pacific-12 Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

7
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $434,043)
9
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $110,568)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined - 36 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 15 13 - -
Football 105 - - -
Golf 10 8 - -
Gymnastics - 13 - -
Rowing 57 86 - -
Soccer 29 31 - -
Softball - 19 - -
Swimming - 28 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 8 - - -
Volleyball - 19 - -
Wrestling 37 - - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.5%
Hispanic 4.7%
Non-resident alien 5.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 13.3%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 65.9%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Student Film Society
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 66
Liquor Law Violation 288
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 9
Property Crime 49
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kelsey from Tacoma, WA
  • 3
  • Although I only lived in the dorms one term, I enjoyed living in them. The rooms were relatively big and the dorms were located all over campus. The best dorms…

  • Jul-30-2012 Read More
  • Nicole from Poway, CA
  • 4
  • i'm biased being in west hall. for me, food is right down stairs, i share a bathroom with only 3 other girls, and my ra is pretty chill. i would…

  • Feb-05-2012 Read More
  • Nicole from Corvallis, OR
  • 4
  • I loved the dorms. I have made some of my best friends living in the co-ed dorms. It may be intimidating living next to guys or girls but it is…

  • Dec-30-2014 Read More
  • Nick from Corvallis, OR
  • 3
  • Dorms are co-ed and usually full of students all the time. They have RA's that watch over the dorms and make sure everything is in order at all times. There…

  • Jul-18-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Megan from Tigard, OR
  • Sep-15-2016 I am a current student here

    The food, in general, was great! One of the best things about OSU is that they have 3 dining halls instead of 1 like most schools. This provided a lot of variety because you could easily get bored of eating the same things over and over again. At West, they have a great breakfast spread. At McNary, one of the eating establishments changes its menu every day so you can try something new. The chicken was a little questionable though. At Arnold, you can eat something a little more fancy, like sushi or lamb chop. After moving out of the dorms and living off campus, I definitely miss having food prepared and ready for you right then and there. One of the cons with the dining system is that they require you to buy a meal plan. This might be bad for people who do not eat as much because the plans are pretty expensive and they will not refund you the money that is leftover in your account in the end.

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  • 5
  • mari
  • Jun-01-2016 I am a current student here

    oregon state has such a wide variety of food from various cultures. they make a really great effort at providing healthy options and many options even for picky eaters.

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  • 4
  • Haley
  • Mar-20-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The few places to eat there that I saw all looked pretty tasty.

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  • 5
  • Katelyn from Eugene, OR
  • Feb-03-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The food during my visit was really good. I also liked their meal plan.

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  • 4
  • Jessica from Campbell, CA
  • Dec-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Theres a good variety of options in the dining halls, even ranging from hall to hall all across campus. Besides dining halls, theres a choice selection of restaurants to give an even wider variety of options for your meals

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  • 4
  • Katelyn from Placerville, CA
  • Dec-02-2015 I am a current student here

    I work at a dining hall, so I might be biased, but I think the food is pretty good and the people are nice. Some places some of the food can be a little pricey. Overall I think that there is some good tasting food around campus.

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  • 4
  • Katrina from Salem, OR
  • May-11-2015 I am a current student here

    There are many food options on campus, as well as a variety of fast food options just off campus.

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  • 4
  • Nicole from Corvallis, OR
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    I loved on campus food. There were 3 different dining halls that you go to and they all have different foods and have mini-restaurant type things that offer tons of options. There are also other restaurants located in dorm buildings, academic buildings and the MU which offer amazing food when you are on the go or in between classes.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Megan from Tigard, OR
  • Sep-15-2016 I am a current student here

    Very big on campus. Very involved. Somewhat stereotypical. Hosts a lot of charitable and fun events on campus.

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  • 0
  • Nicole from Corvallis, OR
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Being apart of Greek life is huge at Oregon State. There are so many Greek organizations on campus and we are continuing to grow. Greek life is about 10% of our campus which may seem small but considering there are a lot of graduate students, older students coming back to school as well as commuter students. Greek life is a great resource in helping students strive in college and helps create lasting memories.

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  • 0
  • Brennen from Tualatin, OR
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Really healthy and prosperous Greek life system. Lots of houses and more coming each year. Very involved on campus!

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  • 0
  • Joshua from WA
  • Feb-14-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a wonderful part of the university. They give back to the community and have higher average GPA when compared to the university as a whole.

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  • 0
  • Aundriea from Clarksburg, CA
  • Nov-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is a great opportunity to be a part of. It is a group of people that you can go to for anything (school or personal), I am part of the greek life and I have already made so many new friends and it is great because most of the girls have the same major as you, therefore you have the same classes and get together to work on assignments that one person or the other may be having trouble with.

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  • 0
  • Former Beaver
  • Oct-14-2013 I am a past student here

    There is more than the housed greek life so get educated and informed before you make a decision and do what everyone may be doing! There are lots of multicultural, academic, service, engineering, science, business and other interest related sororities/fraternities you could benefit from.

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