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Excellence is a Given

We're not trying to brag, but excellence is just a way of life around here. Find out why you should become a Duck.

Explore the Opportunity

 

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Learning Globally

Our students don’t just study in Eugene. They take their academic experience across the world to understand cultures, countries, languages, and more.

Study Abroad

2019 Native American Heritage Month
Celebrating Heritage

The University of Oregon is situated on Kalapuya ilihi, the traditional indigenous homeland of the Kalapuya people. This month, we honor the diverse cultures, history, and contributions of all Native Americans.

Honoring Traditions

 

 
 

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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?

Why UO?

 

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#1
PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN OREGON FOR first-year RETENTION and GRADUATION RATES
16:1
student to teacher ratio
$245M
TOTAL FINANCIAL AID OFFERED TO UO STUDENTS FOR THE 2016–17 SCHOOL YEAR

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

 

 

Tony Lovincey

“It’s cool to have a community you can be part of, especially for new veterans who are getting out. The UO vet center is a good place to unwind and connect with other people who are going through the same thing as you.”

Tony Lovincey; Class of 2021; international studies major; Eugene, Oregon

Military Branch: Air Force
Years of Service: 6

Carson States

Veterans come from such a wide variety of places. Demographically we are completely different, when it comes down to the root of who we are. And I feel like Eugene embraces that, the UO embraces that. I’ve never felt unwelcome.”

—Carson States; Class of 2020; planning, public policy and management major; Silverton, Oregon

Military Branch: Air Force and Air National Guard
Years of Service: 7

 

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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

Tier 1
NATIONAL PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY

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73%
OF STUDENTS ARE ENGAGED IN RESEARCH ACTIVITY

90%
of Knight Campus internship graduates are employed within 3 months

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Accelerating Career Success

The Knight Campus Internship Program equips our graduate students, like physics master's student Katie LaChasse, with the technical and professional skills for success.

Discover How

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News

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

A newly installed sound system can chime, play music and sound emergency alerts
Pigs could be a natural way to keep a worm found in native white oaks out of filbert orchards
Peer Advisors for Veteran Education is key link in an often-difficult transition

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Events

Insight Global On-Campus Interviews Resume Deadline
Nov18
Insight Global On-Campus Interviews Resume...Nov 18
Resistance as Power: A Curatorial Response to Under the Feet of Jesus
Nov18
Resistance as Power: A Curatorial Response to...Nov 18
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
UO Esports Varsity League of Legends Tryouts
Nov18
UO Esports Varsity League of Legends TryoutsNov 18
Tasty Treats and Food Security
Nov18
Tasty Treats and Food SecurityNov 18
12:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
GEO Study Abroad Drop-In Advising
Nov18
GEO Study Abroad Drop-In AdvisingNov 18
1:30 p.m.
Oregon Hall
Let's Talk
Nov18
Let's TalkNov 18
2:00 p.m.
Oregon Hall
Coping with Anxiety
Nov18
Coping with AnxietyNov 18
3:00 p.m.
University Health & Counseling Center
Nongovernmental Organizations in Southeast Asia: Info Session
Nov18
Nongovernmental Organizations in Southeast Asia:...Nov 18
4:00 p.m.
Hendricks Hall
Body Positivity Movement: POUND, Body Positivity Journal Decorating, + Freebies
Nov18
Body Positivity Movement: POUND, Body Positivity...Nov 18
5:30 p.m.
Gerlinger Hall
Game Nights
Nov18
Game NightsNov 18
6:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)

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