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University of Oregon
Latin: Universitas Oregonensis
Motto Mens agitat molem
Motto in English
The mind moves the matter
Type Public
Established 1876
Endowment US$566 million
President Michael Schill
Provost James C. Bean
Administrative staff
Students 20,980
Undergraduates 16,475
Postgraduates 3,919
Location , ,
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
Nickname Ducks
Sports 17 varsity teams
Mascot The Oregon Duck
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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 22,980 students at the college.

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