A national leader in online education

Oregon State University Ecampus is widely considered one of America’s best providers of online education. In 2024, Oregon State’s online bachelor’s programs were ranked No. 4 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, making it Ecampus’ 10th straight year in the top 10 — and that’s a claim no other school in the nation can make. This consistent excellence is a reflection of OSU’s expertise in delivering the highest-quality learning experiences and unmatched student support online.

Student support is our top priority

OSU students who learn online receive the highest level of support — 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.

Learn more »

Quality Matters Learner Support award 2019


Our prestige is all-encompassing

Countless organizations and publications have deemed Oregon State’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) – Online Learning Consortium
  • Excellence in Faculty Development for Online Teaching – OLC
  • Outstanding Online Program (fisheries and wildlife sciences) – OLC
  • Creative Use of Technology – Eduventures
  • WCET Outstanding Work Award – WCET
  • Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges – College Choice
  • Best Online College in Oregon – Value Colleges
  • Best Accredited Online Colleges – EduRef
  • Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students – College Factual
  • Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs – Best Value Schools
  • Schools of Distinction – BestColleges.com