Oregon State University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(3.97 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 76 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and ACEND
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB and CACREP
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 30,354 (25,327 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 29% part-time, 71% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $14,061 in-state; $24,483 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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4.2 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2016

Very thorough education largely based on feedback from employers. Instructors are knowledgeable and care about their students' success.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

I thought the school was nice, I made a lot of friends and my teachers were nice.
2.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Animal Science
Graduation Year: 2018

There are many great professors that love to help you achieve your goals, but at times the information in classes can be lacking
3.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Veterinary Science
Graduation Year: 2016

I feel the competitiveness to gaining acceptance to my chosen graduate program is very difficult. It took me two years of applying and an extremely high GPA to be chosen for my graduate program. This is both a pro and a con as I want to be at a school surrounded by highly educated people, however I also feel that GPA is not entirely everything. A pro about my graduate program is the diversity of education. It is geared toward both human and animal medicine and therefore gives the students a good overall education.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2017

I really love that every teacher requires discussion posts as part of our grade. It really forces a conversation on the subjects we are studying and allows us to connect with our peers more. I also really love the convenience of being able to complete my program 100% online.
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Pharmacy
Graduation Year: 2019

The best part about the program is you get a fully rounded education. The faculty are experts in their fields and are more than happy to help answer questions. A few cons are the cost of the program and the intensity of the workload. Overall, I think I am receiving a great education.
3.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

My experience with Oregon State's Graduate School has been fantastic. They are always very responsive and accommodating to veterans who are stationed abroad. The E-Campus experience is fairly expensive but it allows me to obtain the degree I want from the University I want, when I cannot be present for on-campus attendance. I would recommend the school to anyone going into fields of forestry, veterinary medicine, history, public policy or engineering. I do not have enough experience to comment on the other academic curriculums offered by the school.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Physics
Graduation Year: 2017

Oregon State University- Thank you for the opportunity to allow me to attend and challenge the Graduate Program for Radiation Health Physics! Exploring my options and going through the struggles with selecting the right career field- I couldn't have done it without the amazing and knowledgeable advisers within the Nuclear Engineering Department with Oregon State. From taking the GRE to tackling my military requirements, they were with me every step of the way! Thank you team!! A slight con would be challenging this demanding educational journey while on Active Duty Status but I am confident that the department and school will accommodate as necessary. Additionally-I am an Active Duty Soldier and I am interested in pursuing this scholarship in attempts to help fund my first semester with Oregon State College. I am pursuing a Master's degree in Radiation Health Physics and plan on applying this degree towards a commission with the United States Army as a Nuclear Scientist Officer. Currently, I am just shy of ten years with the Army for time in service and therefore I am not able to use the Army Tuition Assistance until I hit 10 years' Time in Service. Any help or other ideas to help fund this semester would be greatly appreciated!!! Respectfully, Ashley N. Burleigh SSG, USA BMEDDAC RAD NCOIC/Unit Victim Advocate DSN: 314.590.3729 Com: 09803.590.3729
3.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: -Excellent academics, I have learnt and utilized all the courses I have taken so far. -Teachers are well informed of the subject matter and are available online when needed. -Run on quarterly semesters. -Tuition is reasonable. -Lots of classes and opportunities available. Cons: -None
3.17 out of 5.0
Degree: School Counseling
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros: I can live in another city and access quality higher education. The cohort model connects me to peers in my field, builds community, and is supportive. I have a strong relationship with the faculty for my program. Cons: I am not on campus most of the time and do not have access to many on-campus benefits (rec center, health resources, library, facilities). It is a part time program, so it will take me longer to complete it.
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