The University of Oregon is a prominent research university with an enrollment of more than 20,000 students. Contributing to the rich educational and cultural environment at the UO are greater than a thousand international students frommore than 80 countries. Most represented countries include Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.
The American Council on Education recognizes the University of Oregon as "among the most active research universities in the country in advancing internationalization in a wide variety of areas."
The University of Oregon is one of only sixty-two public and private institutions in the United States and Canada selected for membership in the elite Association of American Universities (AAU) in recognition of its preeminence in graduate and professional education and basic research.
More than 125 UO faculty members have been named Fulbright scholars.