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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.

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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.

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A look inside Oregon State’s cybersecurity online certificate

The exponential rise of technology across industries has produced incredible innovations worldwide. It has also paved the way for new and nefarious means of cybercrime. Now more than ever, cybersecurity professionals are needed. Learn more about Oregon State’s online Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity.

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Answers to your top online learning questions

If one future Oregon State student has a question about the online learning experience, odds are that several hundred other people asked the same question previously. That’s where the Ask Ecampus knowledge base comes in handy. Read some of the top 10 questions.

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When is the best time to submit your application?

It’s never too late to continue your educational journey and earn your degree online. At Oregon State Ecampus, we’ve had students graduate at age 24, age 74 and every age in between.Time is on your side, and as you consider applying to learn online with OSU, we want to offer you some sage advice so it remains that way.

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Want to transfer to an Oregon State online business program? Start here

As part of Oregon State’s esteemed College of Business, Caiden Marcus supports prospective students interested in transferring to OSU business programs that are delivered online by OSU Ecampus. Marcus says he and the COB’s Career Success Center “provide a one-stop shop” where future Oregon State students can ask questions and find support in navigating the admissions process.

Building relationships with classmates was key to success for OSU Ecampus alumnus

Vaughan Schmidt gained many things in his time as a post-bacc student: experience in new platforms, project management knowledge and teamwork skills, just to name a few. The most valuable takeaway from his degree, though? The relationships he established with classmates and instructors.

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7 tips on how to apply for financial aid

Let’s be honest: Receiving financial aid can be the difference between earning your college degree and not being able to go back to school at all. That makes applying for financial aid a hugely important process, and we at Oregon State want to help you navigate it like a pro.

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The top 5 questions people ask about online learning

At OSU Ecampus, we don’t pretend to have all the answers, but we have things pretty well covered. We field countless questions from prospective students all over the world, and the Ask Ecampus knowledge base contains answers to hundreds of common inquiries regarding Ecampus services and programs. See the five questions that people search the most.

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Here’s how we support computer science online students

As an online admissions coordinator, Renée Petit works with people who are interested in Oregon State University’s postbaccalaureate online computer science program. And she offers her wide-ranging support beginning with the first time you reach out — long before you actually enroll as a student.