Let’s be honest: This won’t be a typical year on campus. But if we work together, we can make it a great one. We can still connect with friends, mobilize around the causes that matter to us, and enjoy campus life. New experiences are what we came here for, right? So let’s embrace it together.
We have engaging experiences planned, lots of support, and resources to create a safe, rewarding, fun and, yes, different fall term.
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Nestled between rivers, mountains, and a rocky coastline—we’re all about beautiful contrasts.
We’re relentlessly innovative, but grounded in a history we’re constantly learning from. We’re thinkers who create, builders who dream, adventurers, and change agents happily rooted in our own personal arboretum.
We love technology and nature, abstract art and discrete mathematics. We believe in respect and inclusion, conversation, and collaboration, and we’re always interested in diverse perspectives.
So don't you want to be a Duck?
Business Majors Venture Out
If you have a passion for business, we have the path. At the University of Oregon, we offer concentrations that cover the world of business, including entrepreneurship, sports business, finance, marketing, accounting, and operations and business analytics.
Whether you want to start your own firm or join a Fortune 500 company, our Lundquist College of Business will give you the hands-on experience to get there—fast.
Find the Degree Program for You
“I received an excellent education at the University of Oregon. My faculty mentors offered great support, pushing me appropriately to excel in both music and science. They believed in me.
“Students deciding on a college should consider the UO as much as an Ivy League or private school. I serve on medical school admissions committees, and I can tell you that your state school can give you a great education. It’s what you make of it.”
“My sociology courses taught me to look at the world from different perspectives and ask critical questions. What I learned at the university shaped the kind of stories I wanted to tell—and how I wanted to tell them.
“I produced a documentary about migrant farm workers in Southern Oregon, and I chose to make it 80 percent of my grade. I ended up spending 15 hours a day in the editing room—and realized I was enjoying it.”
A Place for Curiosity
Ducks dive into research to find answers to some of humanity’s biggest questions. We’re using big data to save and improve lives, striving to predict earthquakes and prevent deadly disease. We’re combining expertise across disciplines in math, biology, and genomics with bioengineering, neuroengineering, and precision medicine to fight cancer.
We’re re-defining research education with the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, shaping the next generation of scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs, ready to serve the state, nation, and world with discovery and impact.
Synthetic biologist Calin Plesa, a scientist in the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, was part of a team that dramatically increased a gene synthesis method that promises to help researchers understand how mutations give rise to disease.
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