University of Oregon
1585 E 13th Avenue
Eugene OR 97403
The University of Oregon (UO) is a public institution that was founded in 1876. University of Oregon students select courses from departments and programs in the College of Arts and Sciences and from six professional schools and colleges and the Robert Donald Clark Honors College. The university’s science departments receive national attention for their work in such areas as computer science genetics materials optics and neuroscience. UO is home to more than 30 research centers and institutes from the Center for the Study of Women in Society to the Northwest Indian Language Institute.
UO offers more than 270 majors and minors and serves approximately 24000 undergraduate and graduate students with just over half coming from within the state of Oregon. Its 295 acre campus of 80 buildings is an arboretum of more than 4000 trees with around 500 species. Eugene is just over 100 miles south of Portland and is known for its arts and outdoor activities.