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A professor stands behind a clear lightboard with writing on as an animated erupting volcano is to his left. Online courses at Oregon State

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.

A selfie photo of OSU Ecampus online psychology student Kristina Tucker

Oregon State Everywhere: Gaining a deep understanding after a tragic loss

“The motivation to understand how and why my thinking and behavior changed pushed me towards completing my degree with OSU Ecampus. The classes were difficult and sometimes it felt overwhelming, but I wouldn’t trade anything for this experience.” – OSU Ecampus psychology student Kristina Tucker

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

Here or anywhere, 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.

Photo of Hope Sims, Oregon State Ecampus online economics student

Oregon State Everywhere: Developing passions, adding skills for the future

“The courses that I’ve taken have helped me expand my education in economics and further develop my passions for sustainability. With the online education, I’ve been able to work toward my goals as a sustainability ambassador.” — Hope Sims, OSU economics major

A person sits at a cafe table and works on a laptop, with a notebook at their right and a coffee mug to their left. Online enrollment services

4 tips for enrolling in an online degree program

There are many things to research and plan for prior to enrolling online with Oregon State Ecampus. Going back to school is a big commitment, both in time and energy, so we’ve compiled some helpful tips as you take the next step toward your future.

Two chemists in a lab use markers to write on a clear board. Online chemistry

Best in class: Oregon State online chemistry is at the top of its game

The Oregon State Department of Chemistry’s early start and ongoing commitment to outstanding teaching, experiential learning and advising have set its online chemistry courses apart. OSU offers some of the highest quality online chemistry courses in the country.

Oregon State Ecampus student Geoff Boldt sits at a table outside. He studies economics online

Oregon State Everywhere: Economics with a real-world impact

“As I am actively working in a field that uses my future degree, I am able to apply what I am learning immediately. This helps me understand how relevant the material is and makes the classes that much more interesting.” — Geoff Boldt, Ecampus economics major

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.

Former Major League Baseball player Daniel Robertson swings the bat in a game for the Texas Rangers in 2014. Robertson is a 2020 Oregon State Ecampus graduate

Life in the big leagues and the online classroom

The phone rang in Daniel Robertson’s hotel room on the night of April 22, 2014. He was in Las Vegas, and he felt — no, he knew — he was going nowhere in his seventh season of professional baseball as a member of the San Diego Padres organization.