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Corvallis is home to Oregon State University (OSU).  Oregon State is investing in a better future by focusing on three signature areas of research and teaching: earth systems science, human health and wellness, and economic and social progress. As Oregon’s largest public research university, Oregon State attracted $261.7 million in research funding last year. Oregon State is also one of only two land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the United States.

With nearly 25,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries, Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body that’s known for its friendly, close-knit community.

OSU contributes greatly to the Benton county workforce.

Oregon State University: A Day in the Life

Oregon State University Advantage

Oregon State’s focused resources for Business Success are in their OSU Advantage Program.


OSU – the Facts


OSU enrolls approximately 24,980 students and employs approximately 9,280 people. OSU serves as Oregon’s leading source of basic applied research in forestry, agriculture, fisheries, engineering, electronics, home economics and the sciences for the development of human, land, atmospheric and oceanic resources. It is considered one of the nation’s leading research universities.

Oregon State University Demographic Reports

Top 10 College Towns

Oregon State helps make Corvallis consistently rated in the top 10 college towns.

With an artistic vibe and a natural feel, Corvallis, OR, is a funky college city. It’s a town that college kids and residents love to explore and can feel safe checking out every nook and cranny. Corvallis has received accolades for being among the safest and most environmentally friendly cities in the nation. The city, located just 50 miles from the coast, offers many spots to eat local food, enjoy live music, and engage in outdoor interests like fishing, hiking and camping.  –  livability.com

Corvallis was ranked the 5th best college town by The American Institute of Economic Research