CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has been ranked in the top 1 percent out of more than 27,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide in this year's CWUR (Center for World University Rankings) World University Rankings. The CWUR rankings are the largest academic ranking of global universities. Oregon State came in at 257.
This year, 27,770 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide were evaluated. The top 1,000 research-intensive institutions received rankings. The rankings measure the quality of education and training of students as well as the prestige of the faculty members and the quality of their research without relying on surveys and university data submissions.
Oregon State University was given a national rank of 99, and ranked high in quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, publications and influence, as well as citations, broad impact and patents.