A national leader in online education

Oregon State University Ecampus is widely considered one of America's best providers of online education. In 2023, Oregon Stateโ€™s online bachelor's programs were ranked No. 8 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, making it Ecampus' ninth straight year in the top 10. This consistent excellence is evidence of the quality OSU students receive when they learn online, and it's a reflection of OSUโ€™s expertise in delivering the best learning experiences at a distance.

Student support is our top priority

OSU students who learn online receive the highest level of support โ€” and we have a national award to prove it. The Online Learner Support Certification from Quality Matters means we provide all of the services students need.

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Quality Matters Learner Support award 2019


Our prestige is all-encompassing

Countless organizations and publications have deemed Oregon Stateโ€™s online education to be of the highest quality. The recognition applies to OSU Ecampus programs, learning experiences, faculty development and training, multimedia innovation and more. Here is a small sampling of those honors:

  • OLC Innovate Award (online chemistry lab) โ€“ Online Learning Consortium
  • Excellence in Faculty Development for Online Teaching โ€“ OLC
  • Outstanding Online Program (fisheries and wildlife sciences) โ€“ OLC
  • Creative Use of Technology โ€“ Eduventures
  • WCET Outstanding Work Award โ€“ WCET
  • Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges โ€“ College Choice
  • Best Online College in Oregon โ€“ Value Colleges
  • Best Accredited Online Colleges โ€“ EduRef
  • Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students โ€“ College Factual
  • Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs โ€“ Best Value Schools
  • Schools of Distinction โ€“ BestColleges.com