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University of Oregon
Latin: Universitas Oregonensis
MottoMens agitat molem
Motto in EnglishThe mind moves the matter
Established1876
TypePublic
EndowmentUS$566 million[1]
PresidentRobert M. Berdahl interim
ProvostJames C. Bean
Admin. staff1,666
Students20,393
Undergraduates16,475
Postgraduates3,919
LocationEugene, 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
CampusUrban
295 acres (1,193,823 m²)
ColorsGreen and Yellow           
AthleticsNCAA Division I
Pacific-12 Conference
Sports17 varsity teams
NicknameDucks
MascotThe Oregon Duck
Websitehttp://www.uoregon.edu
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

Sources

  1. US News (2007). "University of Oregon Endowment" (PDF). US News. http://www.endowmentinstitute.org/report2008/profile189.pdf. 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 .