Academic life at OSU is about exploring your interests, discovering your strengths and achieving your goals - in the classroom and in the world. You'll combine your coursework with hands-on research and learning opportunities and have access to academic support resources across campus to help you succeed.
OSU's academic Pathway and English language programs provide the highest quality preparation for your undergraduate and graduate study.
Take the first steps toward earning a US university degree at one of America's top-ranked research universities
Study in one of the friendliest, safest, and greenest towns in the US
Live, learn and have fun with university students from all 50 US states and nearly 100 countries
Enjoy full access to all university resources, services and facilities
Have small classes taught by university instructors
Earn academic credits that apply toward OSU degree programs
Receive personalized academic advising throughout any program of study
Progress to an OSU degree program upon successful completion of a Pathway
Oregon State University: by the numbers
OSU is one of only 40 public universities with "Tier 1 - very high research activity and community engagement" designations (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching).
Ranked #69 in the US and #152 worldwide out of 1,200+ ranked (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
One of the "Best in the West" (The Princeton Review, 2012)
Among 21 public university Best Buys in the US, Canada and Great Britain (Fiske Guide to Colleges, 2014)
Among the top 25 largest Engineering programs in the US
OSU welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from all 50 US states and more than 100 countries
Highly-ranked programs in Engineering, Science, and Business
Direct entry to Oregon State University
Do you have a TOEFL score of 80+ OR IELTS score of 6.5+?
Do you have a GPA of 3.0+ on a 4.0 scale?
Have you taken the GRE/GMAT (for graduate study)?
If you meet these criteria, you may be eligible for direct admission to OSU! Contact us!
If you do not meet these criteria, we encourage you to apply to our Pathway and English language programs:
Pathway and English language programs
OSU's Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway programs are ideal for international students who need additional English language and academic preparation before continuing to a degree program at a US university.
OSU's English language programs are for students who want to become confident English speakers by studying at a US university. Select a program below to learn more: