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Follow your curiosity.
Explore science.

Put your curiosity to work at Oregon’s powerhouse research university. Your opportunities to explore science and mathematics are limitless – because Oregon State provides more research opportunities than any other university in the state. Where will your curiosity lead you?

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of all OSU Honors College students are science majors


of our pre-med students on average are admitted to medical school – almost double the national average


of all Oregon STEM students attend OSU

Half of Oregon State Science undergraduates conduct research.

Where will your curiosity lead you?

Maybe your fascination with health will lead you to medicine. Or your drive to solve the climate change crisis will lead you to study marine biology. Or maybe curiosity about artificial intelligence will bring you to the interface of math, physics and bioinformatics. Start here. Go anywhere.

Here’s what sets Science at Oregon State apart:

  • More opportunities to do undergraduate research alongside faculty mentors. OSU receives more research funding than any other Oregon university.
  • Oregon’s only land grant university. Founded to serve the people. Still true today.
  • Staying at the forefront of innovative teaching methods to help you succeed in science.
  • 5 science tutoring centers and 7 campus cultural centers to support your academic and personal growth.
  • Stellar academic advising. Get in depth guidance from day one to prepare you for your career.
  • Outstanding pre-health career preparation. Our medical school acceptance rate consistently exceeds the national average.

See where curiosity took our science students

Researching intertidal communities ecosystems: Ecology fellowship supports student fieldwork

For Lily Miksell, the Alexei Lubchenco Menge Undergraduate Research Fellowship presented an exciting opportunity to pursue her interests in ecology and conservation.

Meet a Science Grad: Scott Clark

At Oregon State, Scott Clark (08) was able to pursue majors in physics, mathematics and computational physics all at once. Today he is the CEO and co-founder of SigOpt.

Continuing a family tradition: Mahtab Brar pursues a future in medicine

Mahtab Singh Brar ('20) an OSU Honors biology major and pre-med graduate, began medical school at OHSU in the fall to launch his career in medicine.