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Let's Choose Each Other

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.

Safely Returning

 

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Learning Remotely? Here’s Help

We have engaging experiences planned, lots of support, and resources to create a safe, rewarding, fun and, yes, different fall term.

Remote Resources

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Got Questions about COVID-19 and Fall Term?

Extensive resources and answers to your most frequently asked questions about testing, prevention, and case info for a safe return to classes.

Finding Answers

 

 
 

 

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?

Why UO?

 

READY, SET, DUCK
 
#1
PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN OREGON FOR first-year RETENTION and GRADUATION RATES
16:1
student to teacher ratio
$246M
TOTAL FINANCIAL AID OFFERED TO UO STUDENTS per year

 

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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.

Explore a Degree in Business


Find the Degree Program for You

 

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“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.”

Dr. Bronwyn Baz, BMus ’95 (music performance), BS ’00 (biology), lead pediatric physician at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

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“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.”

— Adam Markle, BA ’03 (sociology), Emmy-winning cinematographer and documentary filmmaker

 

 

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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.

Oregon Research

 

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Tier 1
NATIONAL PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY

 

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73%
OF STUDENTS ARE ENGAGED IN RESEARCH ACTIVITY

 

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90%
of Knight Campus internship graduates are employed within 3 months
Calin Plesa
Improving Ways to Synthesize Genes

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.

Synthesizing Genes

Connect with Us!

 

News

Get the latest info from Around the O, the University of Oregon's official news source.

The program places student journalists in news media outlets around Oregon

Caroline Forell highlights the legacy of the justice known as 'The Notorious RBG'

The program will focus on the history, culture, complexity and diversity of Latinx peoples

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Events

KWVA Music: Melodious Punk w/DJ Felonious Monk
Event: KWVA Music: Melodious Punk w/DJ Felonious Monk
Sep27
KWVA Music: Melodious Punk w/DJ Felonious Monk Sep 27 online
Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours
Event: Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours
Sep27
Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours Sep 27 Outdoor Program, EMU Office on 13th street
KWVA Music: Wild Rumpus w/DJ Pigeon, DJPJ, DJ Dingo and Apple Baby
Event: KWVA Music: Wild Rumpus w/DJ Pigeon, DJPJ, DJ Dingo and Apple Baby
Sep27
KWVA Music: Wild Rumpus w/DJ Pigeon, DJPJ, DJ Dingo and Apple Baby Sep 27 online
River & Lake Self-Guided Tours
Event: River & Lake Self-Guided Tours
Sep27
River & Lake Self-Guided Tours Sep 27 Outdoor Program, EMU Office
Self-Guided Hikes
Event: Self-Guided Hikes
Sep27
Self-Guided Hikes Sep 27 Outdoor Program EMU Office - Outside posted on windows - along 13th street
Campus Tour
Event: Campus Tour
Sep27
Campus Tour Sep 27 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Capri Sun and Paint
Event: Capri Sun and Paint
Sep27
Capri Sun and Paint Sep 27 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Capri Sun and Paint
Event: Capri Sun and Paint
Sep27
Capri Sun and Paint Sep 27 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Tie Dye
Event: Tie Dye
Sep27
Tie Dye Sep 27 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Duck Friending
Event: Duck Friending
Sep27
Duck Friending Sep 27

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