The University of Oregon is a world-class teaching and research institution and Oregon's flagship public university. Located in the beautiful Willamette Valley, the UO offers a broad spectrum of opportunities for learning in the liberal arts and professional programs in architecture, arts, business, education, journalism, law, and music and dance.
The UO is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization made up of 62 of the leading public and private research institutions in the United States and Canada. Among its faculty members and alumni, the UO counts two Nobel prize recipients, 10 Pulitzer Prize winners, 19 Rhodes scholars, 42 Guggenheim fellows, and 129 Fulbright scholars.
Established in 1876, the UO today enrolls approximately 20,000 students each year, including 1,200 international students from nearly 90 countries. The UO is consistently listed in the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the nation's best bargains for students.