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International Students

Four people who are students from China face the camera for a group portrait during a visit to Multnomah Falls, outside Portland

Going to school far from home is exciting and, at times, intimidating. At the University of Oregon, we work hard to make sure you feel at home.

When you arrive at the UO, you'll be among more than 3,200 international students from 103 countries who all have at least one thing in common: the desire to attend a top-notch university known for its academic excellence, located in one of the most beautiful regions of the United States. U.S. News and World Report's 2017 annual rankings of graduate schools in education places the University of Oregon College of Education No. 12 among all colleges of education and No. 5 among public institutions in that category. Again, Special Education ranked No. 3 overall for 17 years running, the highest ranking of any graduate program at UO. Our faculty are among the most productive in the world, bringing in more than $43 million in external funding that impacts schools and communities in Oregon, across the US, and around the world, including South Africa, the US Virgin Islands, Laos, Saudi Arabia, and many more countries.

If the below links do not provide you with the information you need, consult these frequently asked questions or contact us

If you'd like to join our global community, follow these steps:

  1. Learn about our admission requirements for international freshmeninternational transfer students, or international postbaccalaureate students. Learn about country-specific admissions requirements before applying.
  2. Complete the international application. You may also need to complete applications for specific programs. A non-refundable application fee is required.
  3. Remember the deadlines for international student admission.
  4. Stay on track using the checklist for international admission.

Financial Information

The College of Education funded last year 64 percent of student scholarship applications. International students qualify for our scholarships. We want to help you fund your education with us.

Academic Programs

International Admissions

International Student and Scholar Services