University of Oregon in Eugene, OR

And the answer is yes: Being an Oregon Duck is everything it's quacked up to be.

On Friday, April 29, 2011 - 00:18

Eugene is a smart, active, and green city. Much of the credit for those accolades comes from the University of Oregon, the state’s flagship institution.

Located in Eugene, The University of Oregon is a world-class teaching and research university with nearly 300 comprehensive academic programs and more than 25 research centers and institutes.

Founded in 1876, the school offers academic excellence and hands-on learning opportunities in a welcoming atmosphere.

The University of Oregon is organized into eight schools and colleges – six professional schools and colleges, an Arts and Sciences College and an Honors College.

The campus is spread over 295 acres and holds 80 buildings, as well as providing a home for more than 500 varieties of trees.

Popular majors for the college's approximately 25,500 students include accounting, architecture, biology, computer and information science, economics, environmental science, music, political science and sociology.

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