Oregon State University is an international public institution located in Corvallis, OR. Originally Corvallis Academy, 150 years and more than 200 degree offerings later, OSU is one of only three universities in the US to have a land-, sea-, space-, and sun-grant designation. Oregon State has very selective admissions and boasts some of the top programs in the world, the most prestrigious of which include Forestry, Oceanography, and Marine Biology, as well as top programs within the US, which include Robotics and Natural Resources.
OSU & Corvallis has so much to offer (year-round) it's sometimes hard to know where to start. It has a beautiful, relaxed campus with nearly 25,000 students & Corvallis' central location provides easy access to plenty of activities in less than 3 hours (beach, skiing, hiking, bicycling, camping, parks, lakes, etc.). And during the summer term everyone pays in-state tuition, plus the majority of courses are accelerated so you can complete them within 1-4 weeks, and still have time to enjoy your summer!