University of Oregon

Founded in 1876, the University of Oregon is the leading institution in Oregon, a state located in the northwest United States. Located in Eugene, a lively college town, the university offers academic excellence and proactive learning opportunities in a hospitable atmosphere. Magnificent trees shade the 295-acre campus, where students, faculty members, and employees from a wide range of backgrounds share a promise to preserving the environment and pursuing innovation in more than 260 academic programs that range from Eugene to Portland and from the coast to the mountains. The University of Oregon is a world-class teaching and research university with nearly 300 comprehensive academic programs and 33 research centers and institutes, offering both breadth and depth in the liberal arts and sciences as well as professional programs. Every year, nearly two-thousand students from more than eighty countries study at the university. Meanwhile, one in four graduates studies abroad while a UO student. The UO offers many degree programs with a global emphasis, including languages, international studies, literature, and many more.