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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
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
Website http://www.uoregon.edu
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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, and over 500 types of trees.

There are 20,393 students at the college.

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A sign at the college

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