Top students, top salaries
Want the best mid-career salary in Oregon? Our graduates have it.
PayScale Inc. found that Oregon State alumni earn more at mid-career, $101,300 on average, than graduates from any other public university in Oregon.
And we attract top students who are ready to work hard and make a difference. Among the new students in fall 2018 are 22 National Merit award winners and 183 who ranked first in their high school graduating class.
Great numbers, great futures
Professional certification exams? No problem.
99% of our engineering students pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, compared to the national average of 79%.
100% of our nutrition students pass the American Dietetic Association exam, compared to the national average of 79%.
Our exercise science students’ pass rate on the National Athletic Training Association exam is 95%, 29% higher than the national average.
98% of our pharmacy students pass the pharmacy exam the first time, ranking Oregon State among the top 20% of all professional programs.
100% of our veterinary medicine students pass the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam.
Our accounting students’ pass rate on the Unified Certified Public Accounting Exam is 85%, compared to the national average of 50%.
More than 75% of our pre-medical students were accepted to medical schools across the country, including Oregon Health & Science University, University of Southern California, University of Michigan, University of Washington, Dartmouth College, University of Wisconsin and others.