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University of Oregon—Short Version
Founded in 1876, the University of Oregon is the flagship institution of the state. It brings together almost 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and over 90 countries. The UO offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its many schools and colleges.
University of Oregon—Long Version
Founded in 1876, the University of Oregon is a Carnegie R1 research university, a member of the Association of American Universities, and the flagship institution of the state. The UO enrolls almost 25,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. It offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its many schools and colleges. The UO faculty includes a Nobel Prize winner, a MacArthur fellow, two National Medal of Science recipients, two American Cancer Society Fellows, three Pulitzer Prize Winners, nine National Academy of Science Members, and 41 Guggenheim Fellows, and a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. The UO has more than 500 student-athletes who compete in 20 sports. More than 250,000 alumni live in 148 different countries. Eight Oregon governors, eight US senators, and 20 members of the US House of Representatives are Ducks.
Last updated: January 29, 2024