resources for prospective students

Whether you are an incoming first-year student or a transfer student, there are many resources to assist students transition to Oregon State University.

first-year students

As a first-year student at Oregon State, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to seek out activities and programs to become involved in during your time on campus. LSAMP is a great way for you to get to know other students in the STEM fields and build a community with diverse scholars.

Feel comfort in knowing that you have a place and a group of people that are invested in your success as you pursue a baccalaureate degree in one of the many STEM fields offered at Beaver Nation. The best way to get involved with LSAMP from the beginning is to contact us. There are a number of programs during the summer and early fall that we can refer you to.

transfer students

The Pacific Northwest LSAMP alliance includes community colleges where students can become affiliated with LSAMP before enrolling in Oregon State University. If you are a student currently enrolled in a STEM program at any of these community colleges and are interested in transferring to Oregon State and participating in LSAMP, please contact us.

Oregon State University also has a Degree Partnership Program (DPP) with numerous community colleges in the states of Oregon and Hawaii. DPP gives students the opportunity to be jointly admitted to Oregon State and one of the partner institutions and complete a bachelor's degree more affordably and quickly. If you are interested in DPP or transferring to Oregon State, please contact an admissions advisor.

STEM Majors at Oregon state university

As an international public research university, Oregon State offers many options when it comes to majoring in a STEM field. Click on the colleges below to find more information about specific departments and programs.

  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Animal Science
  • Bioresource Research
  • Botany
  • Crop and Soil Science
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Rangeland Science
  • Sustainability


Visit the College of Agricultural Sciences website.

  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography and Geospatial Science


Visit the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences website.

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering Management
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Forest Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Radiation Health Physics


Visit the College of Engineering website.

  • Forest Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Natural Resources
  • Renewable Materials
  • Tourism, Recreation and Adventure Leadership


Visit the College of Forestry website.

  • Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • BioHealth Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Zoology


Visit the College of Science website.