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University of Oregon
Latin: Universitas Oregonensis
Motto Mens agitat molem
Motto in English The mind moves the matter
Established 1876
Type Public
Endowment US$566 million[1]
President Robert M. Berdahl interim
Provost James C. Bean
Admin. staff 1,666
Students 20,393
Undergraduates 16,475
Postgraduates 3,919
Location Eugene, Oregon, United States of America
44°02′39″N 123°04′33″W / 44.044044°N 123.075736°W / 44.044044; -123.075736Coordinates: 44°02′39″N 123°04′33″W / 44.044044°N 123.075736°W / 44.044044; -123.075736
Campus Urban
295 acres (1,193,823 m²)
Colors Green and Yellow           
Athletics NCAA Division I
Pacific-12 Conference
Sports 17 varsity teams
Nickname Ducks
Mascot The Oregon Duck
Uof Oregon logo.png

The University of Oregon is a public university in Eugene, Oregon in the United States. The school first opened in 1876. It has 295 acres of land, sixty buildings,[2] and over 500 types of trees.[3]

There are 20,393 students at the college.

A sign at the college


  1. US News (2007). "University of Oregon Endowment" (PDF). US News. Retrieved 2007-03-01.
  2. About the UO - University of Oregon
  3. Office of University Planning (1996). University of Oregon Atlas of Trees. University of Oregon Books. ISBN 0871142937 .