Serving America's Military

Ecampus honors military education benefits

VA education assistance

Oregon State University honors many of the VA education benefits and Oregon tuition programs available to active duty service members, veterans, spouses and dependents and we will work with you to find the right mix that meet your educational goals. OSU's veterans information website details all of the programs available, including scholarship opportunities.

By utilizing your VA benefits, you'll be eligible for priority registration, providing you with quicker access to registering for courses and purchasing textbooks.

NOTE: To maximize your benefits, apply for FAFSA funding as well.

More tuition benefits and aid

Ecampus military grant

Oregon State Ecampus provides financial assistance to currently serving military members who entered the service while they were residents of Oregon and who are using military tuition assistance to help pay for their online classes. This award is in addition to your other military education benefits. Check out the full details and eligibility requirements.

Application fee waiver

All first-year, transfer and postbaccalaureate degree-seeking students can have the $60 application fee waived.

Special scholarship opportunity

Oregon State is a long-standing member of the Council of College and Military Educators, and military students enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate program online at OSU are eligible to apply for scholarships through the CCME. Learn more about the scholarship categories and eligibility requirements.

Tuition and fees

Ecampus tuition and fees are the same price for Oregon residents, out-of-state residents and international students. Explore the Ecampus tuition and fees calculator to see how your military benefits can be applied.


Oregon State's military and veterans resources website offers a step-by-step guide to help you explore and prepare for the application process. Once you're accepted to OSU, contact the university's veteran certifying officials to finalize your benefits submission.

It's also a good idea to use the GI Bill comparison tool prior to applying for admission to learn about education programs and compare benefits by school.

Transferring credits

If you're enrolled in courses at multiple institutions, learn the steps you'll need to take to have your courses at the other institution(s) transferred to and certified by Oregon State. We’ll also help expedite your college career by determining how to transfer your military education (maximum of 45 credit hours) to OSU.

Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill service members are able to transfer all or some unused benefits tot heir spouse or dependent children. Visit the VA website to learn more.


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