A place in the past and a stake in the future

Founded in 1959, the Oregon State University School of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) today boasts a global influence and is one of the top programs in the United States. We are known for our progressive research, large-scale test facilities, and industry and governmental partnerships. With students from 16 nations; world-class faculty hailing from China, Iran, Slovakia, and the United States; and more than 1,100 alumni living and working in 13 countries, NSE is driving the future of nuclear science through engineering and health physics. 


Quick Facts (2015-2016)* 

By the numbers

  • 318 enrolled students
    • 214 undergraduates, 104 graduate students
  • 11 tenured/tenure track faculty
  • 2 NEUP Fellowships awarded 
  • $5.8 million in research expenditures
  • $6.8 million in grants awarded
  • 19 research partners
  • 4 patents granted

*numbers are trailing year due to reporting nature.