Oregon University Systems (OUS)

Oregon University Systems

The Oregon University System’s seven universities and centers offer a wide variety of quality programs and campus environments. Whether you are  pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, professional program, or coursework, Oregon’s campuses, centers, and distance learning opportunities offer many options to meet your needs.

For comprehensive program information, see the campus websites linked below. You can read an introduction to each OUS campus and key admissions information in the OUS Undergraduate Viewbook for Freshmen and Transfer Students 2011-12 or explore the Prospective Students section of our website.  For summary information and data on OUS campuses, also see University Profiles. Below are links to the main websites of the OUS campuses and centers, and a short summary of featured programs at each campus.

Campus Websites:

  • Eastern Oregon University (La Grande) serves students and communities throughout Oregon with a special focus on rural, regional and distance learning. Programs are delivered on campus, online and onsite in La Grande and at 16 regional centers and include liberal arts, business, education and cooperative programs in agriculture, nursing and dental hygiene.
  • Oregon Institute of Technology(Klamath Falls): The Northwest’s only polytechnic institution, OIT serves the state with programs in business, engineering and health technologies, and a cooperative programs in dental fields and nursing.
  • Oregon State University(Corvallis) A land, sea, sun, and space grant university with programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and professional programs in agricultural sciences, business, education, engineering, forestry, health and human sciences, oceanography, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine.
    • OSU Cascades Campus (Bend): A branch campus on the site of its major partner, Central Oregon Community College (COCC). OSU and its collaborating program providers offer a wide array of student
      services and a growing number of degree programs in arts and sciences, business, education, natural resources, and recreation
  • Portland State University (Portland):  A large, diverse urban public university located in the heart of Portland, PSU offers programs in fine and performing arts, liberal arts and sciences, business administration, education, urban and public affairs, social work, engineering and computer science.
  • Southern Oregon University (Ashland): Provides liberal arts and sciences programs, and professional programs in business, education, and performing arts; and a cooperative program in nursing.
  • University of Oregon (Eugene): A major liberal arts and sciences university with professional programs in architecture and allied arts, business, education, journalism, law, music and performing arts, and planning
    and public policy.
  • Western Oregon University (Monmouth): Provides programs in liberal arts and sciences, professional programs in education, business, and public services, and a cooperative program in nursing.
  • Oregon Health & Science University (Portland — OUS affiliate): As an affiliated institution, OHSU is a major center for instruction, research, and public service in the fields of medicine, dentistry, nursing, and related health programs. Science and engineering programs are offered through a merger with Oregon Graduate Institute (OGI).

Center Website:

  • Southwestern Oregon University Center (Coos Bay) – Located on the beautiful campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College, the University Center offers OUS undergraduate and graduate degrees.