• Brooke Early

Exploring the University of Oregon and What They Have to Offer

Updated: Mar 30

The University of Oregon is spread out across a 295-acre campus in the Pacific Northwest located in Eugene, Oregon. This college town is named the #1 green city in the U.S. for air quality, recycling, transportation, and green-space - meaning sustainability truly is in their DNA. Eugene, Oregon is a vibrant place to live. From the music, culture, nature, food and art there is a little something for everyone!


Why should you go to the University of Oregon?


The University of Oregon is a Public Research University, having so much to offer from career readiness to internship opportunities, to personalized support and student life opportunities.

  • # 1 Public University in Oregon for retention of freshmen to their sophomore year

  • # 1 Public University in Oregon for graduation rates

  • Low student to teacher ratio, 17:1

  • 10% of the population is made up of international students, representing more than 100 countries around the world

  • There are over 300 student groups and organizations


What types of programs does the University of Oregon offer?


The University of Oregon offers a wide array of programs, with more than 300 undergraduate programs and more than 80 graduate subject areas. UO is here to prepare students for career success through a variety of programs:

  • College of Arts & Sciences

  • Charles H. Lundquist College of Business

  • College of Design

  • College of Education

  • Robert D. Clark Honors College

  • School of Journalism & Communication

  • School of Music and Dance

  • School of Law

  • Graduate


Who are the top employers for the University of Oregon?


The University of Oregon is a Tier 1 Public Research University, where 75% of students are engaged in research activities. The faculty and staff prepare students for success in their careers, as shown in this list of top companies where University of Oregon alumni are now employed:

  • Adidas

  • Airbnb

  • Amazon

  • Apple

  • Facebook

  • Google

  • Intel

  • Microsoft

  • Nike

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Salesforce

  • Wieden+Kennedy


What is campus culture like?


The University of Oregon campus is where cultures mix and mingle, and lifelong friendships are forged. UO is home to the Mills International Center, a catalyst for international experiences. The Mills International Center provides guidance, information and programming to promote global understanding. It is a lounge, resource center, study area, and events venue where all UO students – both international and American – are welcome!


There are more than 12 academic residential communities on campus. Each residential community is made up of students who are in a specific field of study. On-campus living is more than just good food and convenience - you’ll be living with people from all over the world who are students at UO, just like you.


Additionally, OU has over 300 clubs and organizations, 20 - D1 sports, 42 club sports, and has won 33 National Championships.




We want to help you put your best foot forward during the admissions process, support you throughout your study abroad journey and beyond! We are proud to partner with the University of Oregon and to be your direct connection to the admissions team!


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