A research university for public located in Corvallis is Oregon State University. The largest university in the state, the total enrolments have exceeded 28,000 wherein more than 230,000 students have graduated from the university over the years after it was founded. Oregon State University is designated as a Community Engagement University by Carnegie Foundation whereas university is also classified as a doctoral university with a status of Highest research activity. Oregon State University is also in the list of 73 Land grant universities in USA. The core of university is research. It plays a crucial role in overall operations of the University over the years after the establishment of university in 1868. Along with Penn State University the Oregon State University is the only state university to have designation as that of being a sun-grant, space-grant and sea-grant institute. OSU was also granted with USD 441 million in 2017 for research. Alumni of the college includes famous personalities from across the world and professions such as Trevor Bardette, Geffrey Davis, Harley Jessup, Cathy Marshall ,George Oppen, Linus Pauling. University's academic programs are divided into a graduate school and 12 colleges. Colleges are: College of Engineering, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, College of Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Forestry, University Honors College, College of Liberal Arts, College of Pharmacy, College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Business, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Education, Graduate School.