Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions

Tuition benefit program at Oregon State

Upward mobility begins online

Oregon State University – one of the nation’s best providers of online education – is proud to collaborate with Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions to give working professionals like you exclusive tuition benefits and scholarships so you can earn a degree online from a top-ranked university and advance your career. You can find more details below on how to receive these tuition benefits.

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10% tuition savings

Oregon State University is pleased to offer eligible Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions participants a scholarship equal to 10 percent of tuition for all OSU courses offered online.

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Please note: The scholarship is effective for enrollment in future terms and will not be applied retroactively.

Ranked #8 in the nation

Oregon State Ecampus is ranked top 10 in the nation for the ninth straight year by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more »

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Online credit programs and courses

Undergraduate degrees

Choose from 43 bachelor’s programs in fields like business, computer science, liberal arts and natural resources.

Graduate programs

Earn your MBA, a master’s in engineering, data analytics or education, or choose from many environmentally focused programs.

Professional development courses

Business and human resources

  • Business Administration Certificate
  • Procurement and Contract Management Certificate
  • Human Resources Management Certificate

Tech and process improvement

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
  • Web Development and Coding Certificate
  • Project Management Certificate

Leadership and communication

  • Digital Brand Management Certificate
  • Leadership Development Certificate
  • Nonprofit Management Certificate
Patric Papabathini

  I always wanted to move into management. Having tech experience with the business degree can get me the program management jobs that I want.   

– Patric Papabathini
B.S. in Business Administration
OSU Ecampus graduate

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We're here to help

As an Oregon State Ecampus student, you’ll have access to a host of first-rate resources – student success coaching, free tutoring, library access and more – so you can thrive while you pursue a degree and maintain your career.

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Frequently asked questions

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What is the EdAssist tuition benefit?

The EdAssist tuition benefit is a scholarship equal to 10% of Oregon State’s tuition for all courses taken online by OSU Ecampus-coded students. It also applies to all professional development courses offered online by OSU’s Professional and Continuing Education.

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Am I eligible for this program?

All EdAssist client employees who are OSU Ecampus-coded are eligible to participate in this tuition benefit program. You should submit a tuition assistance application with EdAssist at least six weeks prior to the start of your first term, as we cannot award scholarships retroactively.

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When can I start?

Oregon State is on a quarter-based calendar, which means we offer classes online in fall, winter, spring and summer. You can begin taking classes online in any season.

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Will my credits transfer?

Oregon State accepts credits from other institutionally accredited colleges or universities. Your previous coursework will be officially evaluated for transfer upon admission.

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What's it like to be an online student?

Oregon State is ranked one of the nation’s best online universities because our online programs and courses are highly engaging and rigorous. Preview the online learning experience.

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What is FAFSA?

For degree-seeking students, it’s a good idea to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college. It’s not a requirement that you use this financial aid award.

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How will I be reimbursed?

The 10% tuition scholarship will be deducted from your bill each term. Connect with your employer about any possible additional tuition benefits.

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What if I stop working for an EdAssist client employer?

Only EdAssist client employees are eligible for this scholarship. If you stop working for an EdAssist client, your status as an OSU student won't be affected, but you'll no longer receive the scholarship extended to EdAssist client members.

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How do I apply to Oregon State?

Before applying, we suggest you speak with an Ecampus enrollment specialist to learn more about the university, financial aid, etc. Call 800-667-1465 or email

Application process

Before you apply to learn online with Oregon State University, we want to provide you with all the information you need make an informed decision.

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Application schedule

At Oregon State, we admit students in each of our four quarterly terms. The application deadlines vary based on your level of study.

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How is the scholarship applied?

These are the six steps you need to complete in order for your tuition benefit to be applied to your Oregon State student account:

  1. Fill out our request information form and choose the EdAssist option near the bottom.
  2. Apply to Oregon State and select EdAssist on the admissions application.
  3. Complete the tuition assistance application through EdAssist.
  4. Once you are admitted to Oregon State, complete the Ecampus Advance Tuition Deposit waiver.
  5. EdAssist will confirm your benefit eligibility with OSU before the start of each term. OSU must have confirmation prior to the start of the term to award the scholarship.
  6. The scholarships will be visible on your student account on regular billing dates at the start of each term.

How do I get started?

Connect with Oregon State by signing up for more information. We're here to answer your questions before you apply.

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Tuition discount instructions

How to obtain grade and payment documentation

Tuition scholarship

Student instructions

  • ALL students: If you’re using tuition assistance from your employer, be sure to submit your tuition assistance application in the EdAssist system.
    • This will ensure you show up on reporting sent to Oregon State University that verifies your employment in order to have the scholarship applied to your student account. Your information will be sent to OSU within 30 days of your approved application. If you need employment verification quicker than that, please follow the step shown below.
  • If you’re not using tuition assistance, please contact EdAssist to obtain an Employment Verification Letter for a Network Discount. Students can submit a support ticket by logging into their Employers EdAssist homepage and going to the support tab located at the top of their screen or if they would like to speak to someone directly they can call the contact center at 855-729-6049. Provide the information below and email it to at least one week prior to the start of the term:
    • Email subject: EdAssist Employment verification letter.
    • Include your name and OSU student ID number.
    • Attach a PDF of the verification letter.

Please note: Any reductions will be applied to future terms and will not be applied retroactively.