Oregon State University has been ranked in the top 1 percent of degree-granting institutions of higher education in the world by the Center for University World Rankings. Some of OSU’s strengths included the number of research citations and quality of education.

Overall, OSU was ranked 250 out of more than 250,000 institutions worldwide, moving up the ranks from the previous year. Of Oregon universities, only Oregon Health and Science University ranked higher.

The Center for World University Rankings publishes the only global university ranking that measures the quality of education and training of students as well as the prestige of the faculty members and the quality of their research without relying on surveys and university data submissions. It takes into consideration publications, influence, impact, patents and alumni employment as well as other factors.