Oregon State is an international public research university located in Corvallis, one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation.
Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state’s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations as well.
With $441 million in external research funding in 2017, a second consecutive year of record-breaking growth, Oregon State accounts for more research funding than all of the state’s comprehensive public universities combined.
With 11 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon’s 36 counties, a statewide economic footprint of $2.371 billion and an impact that reaches across the state and beyond.
The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at OSU, has its roots in one of the oldest and most respected chemical engineering departments in the western United States. OSU's undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering was first accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commissio...n of ABET in 1917. The school has 29 faculty members who pursue a variety of research and teaching activities. The graduate program boasts MEng, MS, and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Environmental Engineering.