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Welcome Message


Dear Prospective Student:

Welcome to the College of Forestry at Oregon State University!

If you have an interest in a career in some aspect of forests and natural resources, you have reached a good place to find answers. Oregon State University, with its long Land-Grant tradition of serving the nation, is the natural resource university in Oregon. Its degree programs, faculty, and research achievements are recognized world-wide. Employers love our students!

* FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS are unique in their ability to plan and manage for the long term.

* FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENTISTS continue to seek answers that will help us work with nature.

* WOOD SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS help us as a society produce better products and new possibilities for reducing our  impact on the earth.

Academic excellence is the hallmark of College of Forestry programs at Oregon State University. Ranked as one of the premier forestry schools in the nation, students find a variety of programs that offer broad education, rigorous depth, and professional focus.

Caring faculty work with students to provide advising, mentoring, research experiences, study abroad opportunities, field labs, exposure to real-world practices, and the latest scientific findings.

Active student clubs enrich student life through social interaction, links to professional organizations, and leadership opportunitities.

In short, this is a great place to study, and an OSU College of Forestry degree is sound preparation for the future and an ever-expanding variety of jobs and careers. Come visit! We'd love to show you around! We'd love to discuss your college plans with you, and show you how our programs might fit your needs!

With warm regards,

 Thomas Maness

                Thomas Maness

   Cheryl Ramberg-Ford and Allyn C. Ford Dean