Oregon State University

Oregon State Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Oregon State really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at Oregon State. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Oregon State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Oregon State University?

Oregon State total enrollment is approximately 31,719 students.

18,554 are undergraduates and 3,560 are graduate students.

Oregon State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Oregon State undergraduate population is made up of 46% women, and 54% men.

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Oregon State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 11,248
Hispanic 1,997
International 1,790
Asian 1,447
Multi-Ethnic 1,424
Unknown 269
Black or African American 229
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 47

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Oregon State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 50% of full-time grad students are women, and 50% men.

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Oregon State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,604
International 1,228
Asian 240
Hispanic 211
Multi-Ethnic 135
Unknown 92
Black or African American 35
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Oregon State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #256 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  256 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  92.74 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Oregon State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Oregon State is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Oregon State is ranked 1,695 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1695 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  55.29 out of 100
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Oregon State racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

Oregon State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 18,977
International 3,492
Hispanic 3,198
Asian 2,334
Multi-Ethnic 2,096
Unknown 923
Black or African American 457
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 70

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Oregon State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 4,955
Asian 286
Multi-Ethnic 128
Black or African American 73
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 16
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Oregon State ranks 585 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  585 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  84.59 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 15,160 female students and 16,559 male students at Oregon State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Oregon State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.76 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 3,472 female teachers and 3,003 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
27.69% Out of State
1.97% Out of the Country

Oregon State ranks 475 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

27.69% of Oregon State students come from out of state, and 1.97% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  78 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 40 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Oregon 2,703
California 530
Washington 180
Hawaii 79
Colorado 30

International Students at Oregon State

Students from 111 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.65% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  79.95 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Oregon State, 48.65% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 7,839
18-19 7,191
22-24 6,265
25-29 4,618
35 and over 2,474
30-34 2,189
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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