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Oregon State University | Corvallis, OR, USA

Oregon State University (OSU): Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state’s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea GrantSpace Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in the Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation’s top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification. The OSU main campus is in Corvallis, which is consistently ranked as one of the safest university communities on the West Coast. With about 58,000 residents, Corvallis offers a friendly, university-oriented atmosphere. Miles of bike lanes and free city bus service make it easy for students to get around town. Within a short drive of Corvallis are the Pacific Ocean; the Cascade Mountains, with skiing, hiking, camping, and snowboarding; and Portland, Oregon’s largest city. Starting September 1st, 2012, OSU will become a smoke-free campus in an effort to promote health and wellness among its staff, faculty, and students. 

OSU Academic Programs: Undergraduate / Graduate 

This program is ONLY open to international students who are currently a registered student at one of our partner institutions and have been nominated by their home institution to participate in the IE3 Global reciprocal exchange program. All applications should be sent with the endorsement of your home institution. Any applications sent independently will not be considered. Exchange students will be admitted as non-degree students which permits students to enroll in graduate or undergraduate courses of their choice (but without a level, i.e., freshman, sophomore, junior, senior).

Academic years consist of three terms:

  • Fall: September – December
  • Winter: January – March
  • Spring: April – June

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