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Oregon State University ranked #1 for Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges

Oregon State is the best university in the nation when it comes to delivering a high-quality liberal arts education online, according to a newly published ranking. College Choice put Oregon State atop its list of the 25 Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges. OSU offers more than 20 liberal arts degree and certificate programs online.

OSU Ecampus honors faculty, staff for commitment to online learning and students

The Oregon State Ecampus Awards showcase OSU Ecampus faculty and staff commitment to online education, student success and course development. Through innovation, iteration and integrity, these Ecampus partners take on life’s biggest challenge: shaping this world’s future through education.

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Oregon State online psychology bachelor’s degree ranked #2 in the U.S.

Oregon State University’s expertise in delivering a liberal arts education online is well-documented, and now that reputation has been bolstered even further — thanks to U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of OSU as No. 2 on its list of Best Online Bachelor’s in Psychology Programs.

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Earn an economics degree online and learn from real-world economists

Oregon State offers an economics bachelor’s degree online through OSU Ecampus, and having Ph.D. instructors like Taylor Rhodes on the faculty is one of the program’s many benefits. It means students learn from faculty who have immense firsthand knowledge of how economics course concepts are applied in the real world.

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Oregon State earns four top-five rankings for online education from U.S. News & World Report

Oregon State University is ranked No. 4 and is among the nation’s top 10 providers of online undergraduate education for the seventh straight year in a list published today by U.S. News & World Report. The No. 4 ranking of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs also puts Oregon State in the top five for the fourth time since 2015, a feat no other institution in the Western U.S. can claim.

Photo of associate professor Christopher Stout, who teaches political science online and on campus for Oregon State University.

New era in politics creates a demand for political science graduates

“There are so many more jobs in politics now than there has been in recent history. When (our students) graduate, they don’t just have the critical thinking skills, they also have the applied skills to go out and get some of these jobs and bring a new perspective to understanding politics.” — Oregon State political science associate professor Christopher Stout

A selfie photo of OSU Ecampus online psychology student Kristina Tucker

Oregon State Everywhere: Gaining a deep understanding after a tragic loss

“The motivation to understand how and why my thinking and behavior changed pushed me towards completing my degree with OSU Ecampus. The classes were difficult and sometimes it felt overwhelming, but I wouldn’t trade anything for this experience.” – OSU Ecampus psychology student Kristina Tucker

Photo of Hope Sims, Oregon State Ecampus online economics student

Oregon State Everywhere: Developing passions, adding skills for the future

“The courses that I’ve taken have helped me expand my education in economics and further develop my passions for sustainability. With the online education, I’ve been able to work toward my goals as a sustainability ambassador.” — Hope Sims, OSU economics major

Oregon State Ecampus student Geoff Boldt sits at a table outside. He studies economics online

Oregon State Everywhere: Economics with a real-world impact

“As I am actively working in a field that uses my future degree, I am able to apply what I am learning immediately. This helps me understand how relevant the material is and makes the classes that much more interesting.” — Geoff Boldt, Ecampus economics major

Former Major League Baseball player Daniel Robertson swings the bat in a game for the Texas Rangers in 2014. Robertson is a 2020 Oregon State Ecampus graduate

Life in the big leagues and the online classroom

The phone rang in Daniel Robertson’s hotel room on the night of April 22, 2014. He was in Las Vegas, and he felt — no, he knew — he was going nowhere in his seventh season of professional baseball as a member of the San Diego Padres organization.