The median income of Oregon State alumni is 50 percent greater than the median income of college graduates nationwide. Among Oregon State graduates, 71 percent work in occupations directly related to their undergraduate degrees. As a graduate of the College of Business, your professional network will ensure access to alumni that are eager to do business with you and help you succeed.

Leading in Research

  • One of only 40 public universities nationwide (out of 1,705 institutions ranked) with the Carnegie Foundation’s Tier 1 Very High Research Activity and Community Engagement designations
  • More than $285 million in research funding in 2013-14
  • Since 2004, startups have raised more than $250 million and Oregon State has supported the formation of 41 startups

Leading in Academics

  • Accredited business school by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • 2013 Best Colleges: Region By Region “Best in the West” designation from the Princeton Review
  • Among 18 public university Best Buys in the U.S. in the 2013 Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • Among 41 public university Best Buys in the US, Canada and Great Britain in the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • Top-30 ranking for universities combining outstanding academics and premier Division I athletics
  • Named one of the Top 10 Most Popular business schools by US News and World Report
  • The College of Business partners with Oregon State’s Ecampus, which is continually ranked as a top online degree program, to offer its MBA in Executive Leadership

Leading in Community

  • Oregon State has nearly 29,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and nearly 100 countries
  • Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, Corvallis is less than 1 hr. 30 minutes from Portland, Oregon’s largest metropolitan city, an hour away from the Oregon Coast and just over an hour away from the mountain range
  • Forbes magazine ranks Corvallis in the top five of America’s smartest cities
  • Consistently high rankings in Sperling’s Best Places’ Most SecurePlaces to Live
  • Only university in Oregon listed on the National Register of Historic Places