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Become a part of the next class of active, brilliant, determined Ducks. Come ready to innovate, start something, and expand your horizons. We can't wait to welcome you into the Oregon community. It's time to become a Duck.

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Quiet Creativity

First-year student and budding photographer Jasper Zhou documented his life on campus during the shift to remote classes spring term

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Corona Corps

The UO Student Corps to Combat Coronavirus is helping conduct contact tracing in our community to help slow the spread of COVID-19

Containing the Spread

 

 
 

 

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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Improving the Quality of Life

Whether you want to be a researcher or health care provider, an artist or inventor, the University of Oregon offers a variety of degree options if you envision a career in health or fitness.

Maybe you’re interested in the building blocks of biochemistry, biology, and neuroscience. Or, if the function of movement is more your style, consider the science of human physiology or the creativity of dance. If you want to create things that make life better, our product design program may be for you.

Whatever route you choose, you’ll be immersed in research and collaborative, multidisciplinary study and experimentation that will equip you for whatever comes next.

Explore Degrees in Health and Fitness


Find the Degree Program for You

 

Donny Morrison

“I took a non-traditional route to the UO, battling both homelessness and addiction during my youth. When I arrived on campus, I joined the Oregon Daily Emerald. My advice is to get involved. If not the school paper, get involved with something! As a non-traditional student, it was so important for me to always remain open to new opportunities.”

— Donny Morrison, BA ’20 (journalism)

Noah Brunson

“I am thankful to have found my belonging at the School of Journalism and Communication. I found friends who share the same interests and outlooks as me. We created together. We laughed together. We grew together. They are all so special to me and they will forever be part of my fondest memories at the SOJC.”

— Noah Brunson, BA ’20 (advertising)

 

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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

Keat Ghee Ong and other Knight Campus professors having a discussion in a lab

Energizing From Within

Keat Ghee Ong’s startup is taking shape less than a year after the professor started at the University of Oregon’s Knight Campus.

Discover How

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News

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

The former Duck played 11 seasons in the NBA with some of the game's greatest

A Broadway play that 'captured lightning in a bottle' onstage also was a hit on television

This year 25 Ducks qualified for the prestigious study abroad scholarships

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Events

Call for Band
Event: Call for Band
Aug13
Call for Band Aug 13
Faculty Perspective- COVID-19 Track
Event: Faculty Perspective- COVID-19 Track
Aug13
Faculty Perspective- COVID-19 Track Aug 13
Alumni Art Exhibit: Effervescence by Grace Horner
Event: Alumni Art Exhibit: Effervescence by Grace Horner
Aug13
Alumni Art Exhibit: Effervescence by Grace Horner Aug 13 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years—The Eugene Story
Event: Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years—The Eugene Story
Aug13
Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years—The Eugene Story Aug 13 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Faculty Perspective- Anti-Racism Track
Event: Faculty Perspective- Anti-Racism Track
Aug13
Faculty Perspective- Anti-Racism Track Aug 13
Faculty Perspective- The Environment & Climate Change Track
Event: Faculty Perspective- The Environment & Climate Change Track
Aug13
Faculty Perspective- The Environment & Climate Change Track Aug 13
Faculty Perspective- Engaged Humanities Track
Event: Faculty Perspective- Engaged Humanities Track
Aug13
Faculty Perspective- Engaged Humanities Track Aug 13
Health Center 101 - Ready for Your Questions
Event: Health Center 101 - Ready for Your Questions
Aug13
Health Center 101 - Ready for Your Questions Aug 13
Faculty Perspective- Innovation & Entrepreneurship Track
Event: Faculty Perspective- Innovation & Entrepreneurship Track
Aug13
Faculty Perspective- Innovation & Entrepreneurship Track Aug 13
Call for Band
Event: Call for Band
Aug14
Call for Band Aug 14

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