Oregon is home to more than 100 colleges, universities, community colleges, and technical schools. The Beaver State, as it is known for its lush, scenic landscapes and a healthy, outdoor-oriented population, offers a wide range of activities and extra curriculars for students to take advantage of in their free time. The Oregon University System supports seven public universities and one affiliate in the state, led by the flagship institution of the The University of Oregon in Eugene. Portland, the largest city in the state, is home to the University of Portland as well as Portland State University, which has the state’s largest enrollment. Oregon State University is located in Corvallis, and is the state’s only land-grant institution. Other well known four-year public institutions are Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, and Southern Oregon University in Ashland. The state is also home to a variety of private schools, such as the prestigious and unique Reed College, Concordia University, and Lewis and Clark College. In addition, the state supports 17 community colleges.