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Oregon State faculty honored for online teaching engagement, innovations

The annual Ecampus Awards honor outstanding faculty partners who go the extra mile to develop meaningful and innovative online learning environments for Oregon State’s distance students.

Online engineering graduate programs at Oregon State are ranked No. 9 in the nation

Online engineering graduate programs earn Oregon State top 10 national ranking

Powered by the expertise of its engineering faculty and the excellence of their students, Oregon State University has been ranked No. 9 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. It’s the third straight year OSU has appeared on the list.

The Valley Library on Oregon State University's Corvallis Campus is home to OSU Ecampus, which delivers online bachelor's programs to learners worldwide.

Oregon State online bachelor’s programs ranked 3rd in the nation by U.S. News

Oregon State University’s place among the nation’s best providers of online education has inched closer to the pinnacle amid the release of new rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The 2019 report features Oregon State Ecampus at No. 3 among nearly 400 institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. It’s the fifth consecutive year OSU has made the nation’s top 10 and is the university’s highest placement yet.

An orange background with white text that reads "2018 Division of Extended Campus awards." The Oregon State University logo is in the bottom-right corner.

At the forefront of innovation

The annual Oregon State University Division of Extended Campus Awards recognize faculty partners who have gone above and beyond to improve the learning environment and outcomes for distance students.

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We’re in the business of innovative research

In recognition of its efforts, the Ecampus Research Unit was recently awarded the 2018 UPCEA Research and Scholarship Award for its pioneering research on instructional designers.

The Valley Library quad at Oregon State University is photographed from a high vantage point. There are clouds in the sky and the sun is shining brightly through trees at the edge of the quad.

Oregon State’s online bachelor’s programs earn 4th straight top 10 ranking from U.S. News

Driven by the expertise of its faculty and an award-winning faculty development program, Oregon State University has been named one of the nation’s 10 best providers of online education for the fourth straight year by U.S. News & World Report. In a report released today, Oregon State Ecampus is ranked No. 6 out of more than 350 higher education institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

A student uses the Ecampus-developed 3D microscope on a laptop at a coffee shop.

Big questions need big answers. That’s our strong suit.

It was a fundamental question in search of a much-needed answer: How can distance students in introductory biology courses online learn to operate a microscope without being in a physical laboratory? The simple answer was that they couldn’t. So Oregon State fixed that problem by developing a first-of-its-kind, 3D virtual microscope that increases student access to learning and eliminates a barrier to degree completion.

Ecampus ranked #1 in U.S. for online liberal arts education

Oregon State is the best university in the nation when it comes to delivering a high-quality liberal arts education online, according to a new ranking released last month. Oregon State’s College of Liberal Arts offers 11 bachelor’s degrees and two master’s programs online through OSU Ecampus, the university’s distance education division.

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Ecampus ranked top 10 nationally by U.S. News for 3rd straight year

Oregon State University, was ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for the third consecutive year. Oregon State Ecampus, the university’s online education division, is ranked eighth out of more than 300 higher education institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

A screenshot of the 3D microscope designed by Ecampus multimedia developers and faculty members.

Oregon State wins national award for online biology lab

Oregon State Ecampus and faculty members from OSU’s College of Science received a national innovation award for the development of a groundbreaking online biology lab series and 3D animation project that effectively puts a microscope in the hands of every distance student.