The College of Engineering at Oregon State University delivers impactful learning experiences that inspire solutions to complex global problems. We leverage mutually beneficial partnerships with industry, academic institutions, government, and other entities to foster collaboration; encourage synergies in teaching, research, and innovation; and strengthen Oregon's future by commercializing faculty and student inventions.

Founded in 1889, the College of Engineering has awarded more than 35,000 degrees resulting in sustained contributions to society and science. For example, achievements include inventing the first artificial heart valve, the computer mouse, and the concept of email.


Current Fact Sheet
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(As of fall term 2019)

  • Total students: 9,347
  • Males: 7,330
  • Females: 2,017
  • International: 1,727
  • Minority: 2,463
  • Undergraduate students: 7,983
  • Graduate students: 1,364
  • Average incoming GRE: 312
  • For more information, see Enrollment Summary and  Degrees Granted.



  • Tenured/tenure-track: 181
  • Instructors: 58
  • Research Personnel: 75
  • Staff: 84
  • Endowed positions and professorships (>$250K): 26
  • For a complete list of professorships and endowments, see Named Faculty Positions.


Degree Programs


Undergraduate Minors

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Humanitarian Engineering


  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Ecological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Physics (in partnership with OHSU
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Radiation Health Physics
  • Robotics



  • Operational budget: $130.1M
  • Research grants: $56.8M
  • Annual private giving: $26.5M
  • Scholarship Support: $2.32M