Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

Determine which type of student you are below. Each expandable section contains links to detailed admissions requirements, application deadlines and the appropriate application for you to submit.

Tomas Tellez, Oregon State Ecampus graduate

First-year student

You are in high school, a high school graduate with fewer than 36 quarter (24 semester) college credits, or a GED holder.

NOTE: OSU admits new students in each of our four quarterly terms. We encourage undergraduate degree-seeking Ecampus students to apply a minimum of nine weeks before the start of a term. This allows the Office of Admissions sufficient time to evaluate your application and transcripts, and for you to register for classes and order and receive course materials. Check the academic calendar to view our quarter-term schedule.

Transfer student

You have at least 36 quarter (24 semester) graded, transferable credits from a regionally accredited college or university.

NOTE: OSU admits new students in each of our four quarterly terms. We encourage undergraduate degree-seeking Ecampus students to apply a minimum of nine weeks before the start of a term. This allows the Office of Admissions sufficient time to evaluate your application and transcripts, and for you to register for classes and order and receive course materials. Check the academic calendar to view our quarter-term schedule.

Returning to OSU?

Students who have been absent from Oregon State for four or more terms (not including summer terms) and wish to re-enroll must submit a readmission application to the Registrar's Office.

Postbaccalaureate student

You have a baccalaureate degree, and want an additional undergraduate degree or minor.

NOTE: OSU admits new students in each of our four quarterly terms. We encourage undergraduate degree-seeking Ecampus students to apply a minimum of nine weeks before the start of a term. This allows the Office of Admissions sufficient time to evaluate your application and transcripts, and for you to register for classes and order and receive course materials. Check the academic calendar to view our quarter-term schedule.

Graduate student

You have a bachelor's degree and want to enroll in a master's, doctoral or certificate program.

Nondegree-seeking student

You want to take a few courses (such as chemistry or a foreign language) but not complete an entire degree program.

International student

You are NOT a United States citizen and have NOT been granted U.S. Permanent Residency. If you are currently in the U.S. on any type of U.S. visa, please contact the Office of International Services before applying to a degree program with OSU Ecampus.

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding admissions requirements, please contact the OSU Office of Admissions at 800-291-4192 or osuadmit@oregonstate.edu.

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