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FAQ about online learning at Oregon State

All questions are good questions, and when it comes to pursuing a college degree online, it’s almost a guarantee that they’ve been asked before — or thousands of times before. In this final installment of a three-part Ask Ecampus series, we share five more of the most commonly searched Q&A pairs in our database.

Explaining Oregon State’s #4 ranking for online bachelor’s degrees

Oregon State Ecampus is ranked No. 4 in the nation for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report. But what does the ranking mean in terms of a student’s online learning experience? We dig into the criteria that determines the ranking and explain why Oregon State ranks highly.

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Oregon State online classes are in a class of their own

At Oregon State University Ecampus, we have a proud history of pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in higher education. Our track record of success spans decades and can be measured across 110-plus subject areas. What’s the common thread that ties it all together? Oregon State Ecampus online courses set the industry standard for excellence.

OSU Libraries is based out of The Valley Library on Oregon State University's Corvallis campus, but it serves learners all over the world.

10 things you need to know about OSU Libraries

Oregon State Ecampus librarian Zach Welhouse provides 10 important pieces of information that all distance learners need to know. The OSU Libraries provide access to many services and resources that Ecampus students can use including journals, books, research guides and more.

Oregon State Ecampus graduate Samantha Diaz sits at a table and uses a laptop. Tuition

Here or anywhere in the U.S., Oregon State Ecampus students pay the same tuition rate online

The benefits of learning online with Oregon State are abundant, so much so that it can be hard to keep track of them all. Here’s a trick to memorize them: Think of the word same. As in, OSU Ecampus students earn the same diploma as campus-based students. And no matter where you live, you’ll pay the same tuition rate for every Ecampus course you take online.

An infographic titled financial benefits of a degree. The chart depicts median yearly full-time earnings according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in October 2020 High school diploma, no college — $41,236. Associate's degree or some college — $47,528. Bachelor's degree — $70,460. Master's degree and higher — $85,072.

How earning a degree impacts career earnings and value

Earning a bachelor’s degree is a badge of honor. And it’s a game-changer in the job market. By earning your bachelor’s degree, you could earn as much as $1 million more than someone with a high school diploma over the course of a career.

A person uses a smartphone to access Oregon State University's mental health resources online

Mental health resources for online students

Knowing where to go for support is essential for a student’s holistic wellness, and without a physical campus location to visit, Oregon State’s online learners thankfully have a clear-cut path to important resources for stress management. Read three tips to prioritize wellness and find support while earning your degree from a distance.