Living in Corvallis, Oregon


Living in Corvallis, Oregon

Corvallis is a great place to live. With its close proximity to the mountains and Pacific coast, you'll have plenty of outdoor activities to explore. Want to get some exercise over the weekend? Hike up to Mary's Peak. Looking for an adrenaline rush? Go rafting down the Willamette River. Located in a small, safe college town, Corvallis is the ideal location for you to focus on your studies and learn more about the American culture.

Green, smart and safe

Why is Corvallis different from any other small college town? Corvallis is ranked as one the best, smartest, greenest and safest towns in the US. Corvallis culture. Moreover, its relaxed pace of life make it a perfect study destination for international students. Portland, Oregon's biggest city, is just an hour and a half away by car.

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Basketball courts

Play basketball inside or outside

Your home away from home

Leaving the comfort of your own home to move to a foreign country isn't always the easiest. At INTO OSU, our housing team is here to give you a home away from home. In the US, it's typical for a new student to live in the residence halls. It is a great way to make new friends and you can expect a high level of service in our facilities. From simple bedding items to your requested room type, we will ensure you have everything you need.

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Life outside your classroom

Coming to study in the US isn't all about your degree program. You'll want to experience the culture and make friends from all around the world. INTO Oregon State University organizes excursions to give you an opportunity to experience all that the region has to offer. You can take a trip up the Oregon coast, go skiing or visit Portland.

Don't want to leave campus? Many activities and events happen at OSU, like a football game or basketball game. Not into sports? That’s okay, we have a lot more going on. With more than 300 student organizations, you will definitely find a group that matches your interest. It's a great way to make new friends who share your passions! 

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Catering to your needs

OSU's campus facilities were designed with you in mind. We have everything you need, right on campus. Visit the Student Experience Center to catch up with friends or sign up for a new club. Work out at the Dixon Recreation Center or join a soccer game at the Student Legacy Park. Most facilities are open any time of day.

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Restaurants on campus

Choose from a number of restaurants

An international menu

With a large international student population, we make sure our food is diverse as our students. Our dining centers cater to food allergies, halal, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free needs. Don't worry about carrying cash. Meal plans are already loaded onto your student ID card and you can use your card around campus. 

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